Inspiring Precedents

Courtyard Oases    by Sharon Danks

This article explores how three sites place ecological literacy at the heart of their schools.

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Stewardship Begins at School
by Sharon Danks

In England, a superb example of an ecological schoolyard.  Download PDF

It Takes a Village    by Sharon Danks

Rosa Parks Elementary (Berkeley, CA)
​collaborates to create a green schoolyard

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The articles in this section explore exemplary green schoolyard case studies, with multi-faceted programs that engage outdoor learning, creative play, schoolyard ecology and the school community.

Voices from the International School Grounds Movement       Narratives from leaders in the International School Grounds Movement.


Turning Nature Into Classrooms

A video about Rosa Parks Elementary's green schoolyard.