Do you incorporate sustainability into your work with students? If you’ve attended an event with me before, you might have heard me share the story of the worms. As a classroom teacher, I had both an iPad cart and a compost bin in my classroom. In two different corners of the room, one box was full of 1,000 worms, and the other box had 30 iPads. I use the story to share how I worked to find a balance between digital experiences and hands-on experiences in my classroom. Having taught in a magnet school with a theme of environmental stewardship, we often spoke about sustainability in our planning meetings, too. So when the team behind these two challenges reached out this fall, I was excited to tell you more about it.
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