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Approximately one quarter of the total population of America goes to school every day. Sadly, majority of the schools does not really involve much subjects about taking care of the environment. Chicago Green School motivates student to take responsibility for improving their environment at their home, school and community. Their program focuses in educating children on how they can take part in fighting climate change.

Let’s all teach green, learn green, and go green the right way this year. Take a look at the new etiquette classes for children in Chicago from our friends at Etiquette Society. If we aspire to being better citizens of the earth, better etiquette towards each other certainly goes hand in hand. And as with all education, it’s best to start it at an early age. These etiquette classes for kids have a green slant on them, and will help children to be more aware of each other and of our earth.

By educating children, the next generation will have a better understanding about the importance of preserving and protecting our planet. They will know even on their young age what are the things that damages our planet like carbon footprints and why it is very important to keep it as low as possible. They will have a better appreciation of recycling and reducing the amount of waste they produce and the amount of natural resources that we take from or planet. Also, they will have a broad understanding about the importance of developing and producing renewable energy.

Initiating green teaching programs into the classroom at a very young age is very important in achieving this goal. Lessons about preserving our environment, environmentally-themed experiments, and green classroom activities on topics like the carbon cycle, saving energy, recycling, and endangered animals are all ways to introduce and reinforce these concepts to our young people.

We have collectively ignored the health of our planet for a long time now, however, it is not yet too late to take action and we can still nurture it once more. There are many ways that we can use to bring back health of our Mother Earth. Little by little, with all our efforts our planets can surely heal.

Quotes Collection

It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wreck and ruin without fail.

Albert Einstein

If we are to reach real peace in this world ... we shall have to begin with the children.

Mohandas Gandhi

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.

John Dewey

When I look back at all the crap I learned in high school, it’s a wonder I can think at all.

Paul Simon

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela

A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living.

Rudolf Steiner

Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher

William Wordsworth