Fifth Grade Shares Lessons for Being Earth Friendly

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Amber Craig

For Earth Day 2021, fifth grade students cultivated a list of important was for us each to "make the world better" and be good stewards of our environment for their work in Leadership. Together with faculty, students:

- Watched a video of students from around the world talking about their ideal vision for our planet in 2040. 

- Had a discussion about what our own vision for Earth and the environment in 2040 would be. 

- In groups, students put together slides to share ideas of how to make the world a better place in 2040 in honor of Earth Day. Check out their tips here.


Tips for reducing pollution

About the Author

Amber Craig, 5th Grade Instructor, Mathematics, Student Leadership & Entrepreneurship Coach

Amber is a Colorado native that has been teaching for 11 years. She has 7 experience in elementary special education, primarily with grades 3-5, and 4 years as a mathematics specialist for grades 4 and 5. Amber is excited to join the strong and welcoming Aspen community. Outside of teaching, Amber enjoys spending time with her family riding bikes, cooking delicious food, hiking, swimming, reading, and playing games.

Amber is the recipient of awards including:

Diane Kent Parker First Year Teacher Semifinalist (2009)

Teacher of the Year-Poe Magnet Elementary School (AIG/GT Basics) (2014)



B.S., Elementary Education, Grambling State University