Classroom Supports → Environmental Education

Useful Links for Environmental Education

The Ontario Teachers’ Federation has compiled links for teachers for environmental education.

Useful Links for Environmental Education

Environmental Education Activities & Resources

A list created by the National Education Association that includes lesson plans, activities, professional and development opportunities related to environmental education.

Environmental Education Activities & Resources

Celebrate Earth Day

These Earth-friendly, fun activities are a great way to help build environmental awareness in your classroom.

Celebrate Earth Day

ETFO Professional Learning in the Early Years

This photo and video-content driven website contains professional learning for educators teaching in the Kindergarten context. Topics include observation of children, mathematics, conversations, and classroom tours.

ETFO Professional Learning in the Early Years

The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning blog

This blog shares the learning journey of educators like you who are living the heart and art of teaching and learning with students. Teachers share their advice on classroom layout, building inclusion, classroom management, report cards and much more!

The Heart and Art of Teaching and Learning blog

Natural Curiosity

Natural Curiosity is a teacher resource that was launched in 2011. Its focus is on Environmental Inquiry, and how to bring inquiry-based teaching practices into the classroom. The resource offers elementary school teachers a guide to making both the content and process of learning about the world more engaging and relevant to their students.

Natural Curiosity

Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future Environmental Education in Ontario schools (2007)

This report, prepared by the Working Group on Environmental Education, serves as the framework for environmental education in Ontario.  It emphasizes the importance of environmental literacy in our schools by focusing on three main areas:  leadership and accountability, curriculum, and teaching and resources.

Shaping Our Schools, Shaping Our Future Environmental Education in Ontario schools

Environmental Education (2008) Grades 1-8

Ontario Curriculum for Environmental Education (2008).

Environmental Education (2008) Grades 1-8

Ready Set Green: Tips, Techniques and Resources from Ontario’s Educators

This document, published by the Ministry of Education, offers practical tools and strategies for environmental education.  Resources include project ideas, successful practices, and resources for developing lesson plans.

Ready, Set, Green

Teacher Tube

This site, based upon a similar model as YouTube, features teacher-created curriculum-related or teaching videos, links to partner and subject channels and specialty groups. It requires a free sign up.

Teacher Tube