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Title: Pine Jog's Model Schools Program

URL: http://www.pinejog.org/WebPages/ModelSchools.htm

Abstract: This innovative program developed by Pine Jog Environmental Education Center in 1995 in partnership with the Palm Beach County School District links environmental education with educational reform. The primary goal of the program is to improve student achievement by putting learning into a context with real world applications. The Model Schools program ties student performance goals in individual Schools Improvement Plans into a program that uses the environment as a theme for student learning in reading, writing, science, social studies and math. The Model Schools program builds on children's innate interest in nature by relating what students learn in the classroom to what they see and experience in their schoolyard, at home, and in natural Florida environments...[more]

Source: Pine Jog Environmental Education Center

Date of Publication: April 2005

Resource Type: Article/Report - Web site

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