CleanEarth4Kids is a nonprofit dedicated to protecting children’s health, clean air, clean water and non-toxic public lands. We work with students, teachers, volunteers, city councils, school boards, state legislatures, and groups for positive changes and outcomes.
We offer free public workshops, events and activities and projects for children, parents, teachers, communities and city staff. We create and provide free online educational resources and tutorials. We provide opportunities for youth to lead and participate in free events, hands-on STEM/STEAM activities and other academic programs.
Professional Growth: Our education
interns will work with students 1-on-1, small groups and classes and have opportunities to be coached, trained and receive feedback. All educational interns will have opportunities to observe teachers, trainers and reading specialists, (including Suzanne M Hume- new teacher trainer) and have opportunities for discussion. Education interns will reflect on the things they are proud of, best practices, effective strategies and discuss next steps for growth.
Collaboration and Curriculum:
Education interns will work with a team to create, refine, organize, plan and teach lessons for multiple grade and ability levels in a fun and engaging atmosphere.
Rubrics to Evaluate STEM, STEM Projects: Educational interns will use rubrics to evaluate student work: posters, signs, artist projects , essays, poems, songs, raps, Action Plans, STEM and STEAM projects.
Administration, Staff, Parents, Volunteers: Education interns have opportunities to work with on
committees with school boards, PTAs, commissioners and other groups.
Projects: Education interns will help promote contests and challenges designed to educate and bring awareness and solutions for pollution and Or climate change and protect clean air, clean
water and non-toxic public lands and children’s health.
Standards: Interns will learn about curriculum standards (STEM, NGSS, Common Core, etc.) and how to design and implement lesson plans to engage students in a creative learning environment. They will also learn about expectations from school boards, school districts and school staff and administration.