Tag Archives: energy awareness

National Sweater Day

Our most recent “connected classroom” project was organizing National Sweater Day at our schools this month to promote energy awareness and energy conservation. National Sweater Day is a World Wildlife Fund initiative which Mrs. Devon Caldwell’s Kindergarten class invited us … Continue reading

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One Hour, No Power

We have been working on reducing our energy consumption through the One Hour, No Power challenge as part of our Classroom Energy Diet.  Students in my class chose to aim for 10 hours without power to achieve the highest level … Continue reading

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Track Your Trash Challenge

Our latest Classroom Energy Diet Challenge focuses on tracking our garbage and finding ways to reduce the amount of trash we create in our classroom.  We are learning about measurement right now, so measuring the amount of trash fit well … Continue reading

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Our latest project: The Classroom Energy Diet Challenge

Our latest project work has a little different twist than our usual project based learning format.  If you are a teacher using PBL or considering PBL, keep in mind that a challenge or contest can be a great way to … Continue reading

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