SMART is now SMART Reading

We’re excited to share the news that, after 27 years of sparking a love of reading and learning in Oregon kids, we’ve updated our brand. The rebrand was driven by the desire to improve the way we tell our story, attract new supporters to our mission, and strengthen our long-term sustainability. A...

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Free Children’s Book Helps Parents Explain Climate Change

Model and activist Lily Cole has narrated a digital children’s book all about climate change, which aims to help parents talk to their children about the environment. The book — Is This My Home? — is aimed at children aged between 5 and 8 years old, and follows the story of a little girl traveling...

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How to teach the next generation of changemakers

Teachers do far more than simply impart knowledge: they shape a child’s personality, showing them how to think for themselves, how to tackle problems and find their place within society. That means that they are also changemakers – equipping not only children with the necessary skills and attitude...

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Climate Literacy: Educating with the Future in Mind

Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly The Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly (GSCQ) is only publication dedicated to the advancement of green, healthy, sustainable K-12 schools. GSCQ is a peer reviewed, high interest digital magazine that highlights evidence-based practices for replication in green,...

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THE #RIGHTTOEDUCATION CAMPAIGN

As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marks its 70th year, UNESCO is launching a digital campaign on the #RightToEducation, a right that is at the core of its global mission to ensure equal access to quality education. Through a series of videos, animations, visuals, interviews and stories,...

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New Eco-School Network Launched

The Eco-School Network is an organization of parents promoting sustainable practices and raising ecological awareness in elementary schools in Oregon. They equip parents and students to lead school communities toward sustainability through free training and ongoing support. Now launched as an...

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Communicating Climate Change: A Guide for Educators

Starting with the basics of climate science and climate change public opinion, Armstrong, Krasny, and Schuldt synthesize research from environmental psychology and climate change communication, weaving in examples of environmental education applications throughout this practical...

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GEM Report 2017-2018

In 2017, the second report in the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report series continues its assessment of progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal on education (SDG4) and its 10 targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. It also investigates accountability...

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