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'Get Growing!' Environmental Education Kit - National Tree Day. Planet Ark Environmental Foundation is delighted to announce the release of its 'Get Growing!

'Get Growing!' Environmental Education Kit - National Tree Day

' Environmental Education Kit for schools. This kit has been produced by Planet Ark in association with the Australian Association of Environmental Education as an education and learning resource for teachers and students participating in Schools Tree Day and National Tree Day. This resource has been designed to increase the environmental, educational and community development outcomes of the National Tree Day project. The Kit offers activities which support a selection of state, territory and national syllabuses and curriculum frameworks in order to help our students get the most out of their Schools Tree Day experience, and to develop them into environmental custodians who will look after our planet into the future. The kit consists of 4 units, with stages suitable for Primary K-6.

You can also read about the authors involved in producing this kit. Resources - "The Lorax" Kids for Peace- Uplifting Our World through LOVE and ACTION. Kids for Peace. Kids for Peace is a global, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) youth organization dedicated to “uplifting our world through love and action.”

Kids for Peace

The mission of Kids for Peace is to cultivate every child's innate ability to foster peace through cross-cultural experiences and hands-on arts, service and environmental projects. Kids for Peace has over 100 chapters, spanning six continents. The programs of Kids for Peace are all guided by its Peace Pledge, which emphasizes leadership, service, kindness, respect, unity, stewardship, responsibility and action. Peace Pledge[edit] Plan- Common Threads. Common Threads: Weaving Child Rights into Global Education is designed for educators teaching Australian young people aged between 10-13 years, and is aligned with the new Australian Curriculum.

Plan- Common Threads

Every one of us needs to be aware of our rights and responsibilities as we take on the role of active global citizens in this increasingly interconnected global world. Who is this guide for? Common Threads, is designed for educators teaching Australian young people aged between 10–13 years. It provides knowledge and resources needed to introduce young people in Australia to the concept of child rights and responsibilities in a global context. Through deep inquiry learning, this guide provides a powerful opportunity for young people to link their own experiences to their peers in the global community. Learning about Child Rights through the Curriculum Common Threads is developed in line with the Australian Curriculum and presented in three modules: Can Common Threads be used outside of the classroom?

World Vision Australia. Childfund Connect. Asia Education Foundation. Oxfam UK. Global Education. My Place - Asia Australia. Scoop It- Ruth Reynolds. World Food Programe. 9 Countries Where Students Are Happy They Went To School Today The promise of daily food can change how a student, and a family, looks a going to school.

World Food Programe

In partnership with local governments across the developing world, WFP provides school meals, which encourage families to keep sending their children to class each day and improve focus among the students. Post date: 07/25/2014 - 16:57 "Us Against Hunger" — A Student's Story Even as a child, Karen Garcia, a 21-year-old student at Texas Tech University in Texas, US, was dedicated to making a difference. Girls Just Wanna Have...Textbooks Can you imagine starting school each day in a classroom with few if any girls? From Hunger to Hope.

Teachers and students are especially important to World Hunger Relief and the World Food Programme because the more people learn about hunger, the more likely it is that the problem will be solved.

From Hunger to Hope

The WFP offers a variety of educational tools including: Hunger Resources - Here you will find links to useful information and publications which can be used to get Hunger issues into the classroom including teaching materials, cross-curricular planning maps, and ideas for both teachers and students to get involved. Click here for more information. Classroom Activities - Materials that have been developed by educators, with sponsorship by the Alabama 4-H Program in conjunction with Universities Fighting World Hunger at Auburn University, The Cape Breton University Children's Rights Centre, and the Canadian International Development Agency.

Click here for more information. Insects All Around Us. Changing Asia. GEP Primary Resources for Learning and Teaching.