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CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- When kids can more readily identify Pokemon(TM) characters than trees, birds, and flowers, and when they spend over one-third of their waking hours in front of a screen, it's time to help them become more involved with the natural world.
Programs Provide Training, Hands-On Activities for Students, Others HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
A mismatch between education and youth services is blamed for many British students believing they're being punished by rural conservation assignments. Britain's Economic and Social Research Council, which funded the conservation projects, said it found many young volunteers traveled long distances from cities to short-term projects in rural areas believing they were being punished for being disruptive or naughty at school.
PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grassroots Environmental Education, a New York-based non-profit today announces the launch of a new comprehensive, science-based greenweb, "HowGreenIsMyTown.org. Created by Doug and Patti Wood, the 200-plus page online initiative draws together resources from government agencies and non-profits across America to address the issues of climate change, sustainability and environmental health in one user-friendly site.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PE4life, the nation's leading advocate for quality health and wellness based physical education programs has partnered with two innovative programs -- Action Based Learning (ABL) and Project Adventure (PA) -- to improve the health and fitness of children across the country. PE4life and ABL have agreed to educate the other to deliver trainings and share philosophies.
New Survey Shows Interpersonal Skills Development Most Significant Benefit from Teen Summer Adventure Programs SARASOTA, Fla., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ActionQuest and Lifeworks, the leading expedition-based teen summer program provider for over 30 years, today released results from their survey detailing the skills teens felt they acquired through participating in summer adventure programs.
The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced five grants totaling more than $1 million to support a variety of environmental programs and organizations worldwide.
By Jenny Stocks Teachers must be able to take their pupils on school trips without "fear of litigation", according to the Children's Secretary.
By MEG HASKELL; OF THE NEWS STAFF AUGUSTA - Thirty years from now, a new generation of policymakers will be asked to make critical decisions about the fate of the world's remaining wetlands, forests and streams.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.