In support of outdoor education, the organizers of Earth Day Texas created a Shark Tank-style competition for non-profits. As a school, we thought this would be a great opportunity to pitch our used shipping container school concept. So, as a prototype, we start this project off by building an outdoor classroom version – eventually turning…Details
Come up to the school and have some fun building our raised bed so we can grow some vegetables and herbs! Parents and scholars welcome!
A free event to play basketball with your peers on the PQC campus. Bring some “change” and get ready for some inspiring life lessons.
From KERA.org – Tour A Texas First: Environmental Charter School At Paul Quinn College On Tuesdays, our American Graduate Project explores the journey from childhood to graduation. Today, we head to the edge of the Great Trinity Forest, in southern Dallas, where a new environmental charter school has opened on the campus of Paul Quinn College.…Details
This morning, each of our 6th grade sections started their formal “Circle Talk” sessions as a part of our Restorative Practices model. This model is a framework for building community and for responding to behavior through authentic dialogue, coming to understanding, and making things right within the school community. Using these methods consistently will help to…Details
DALLAS—Trinity Environmental Academy opened its doors in August, 2015 to students who will receive a comprehensive, environmentally focused education utilizing the Great Trinity Forest as a learning laboratory. “It was a joy to see scholars engaging with our innovative instructional model and embracing a school year full of environmental education,” said Jennifer Hoag, Chief Academic…Details
Our 6th grade English class out with Mrs. Shanks doing initial observations and inferences for an upcoming lesson. Children and nature go together—Recent studies document the importance of introducing children to the natural world, beginning in the early years. Their social, emotional, and physical health depends on this exposure to develop. Humans are hardwired…Details