Does Money Grow on School Yard Trees? Resources for Your Outdoor Classroom

by: Steve Rich

Activities in this book may excite you, but how will you pay for them? Money does not grow on trees—even trees in a school yard. The challenge for environmental educators is to channel grant funds, donations of goods and services, and volunteer help from parents and the community into projects to help students participate in outdoor lessons. This chapter includes letters to parents, business partners, and community leaders that can be used or adapted to your needs as you seek money for projects. Parents can be the greatest ally in teaching outdoors if kept informed and involved. The checklist—along with the tips, list of resources, and advice provided in this chapter—will help to get your grant-writing effort organized and on the right track.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/1/2010Stock # PB272X_2

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