PLT visits Winton Elementary

Coeur d’Alene’s Winton Elementary School moved into temporary quarters in Hayden, Idaho, for the 2014-15 school year, while their permanent school facility is undergoing a complete ground-up rebuild. An all-staff meeting of Winton employees produced the idea that the school should choose an “identity” or focus area in which to distinguish themselves during and beyond…

PLT is the “Go-To” Resource for First-Year Idaho Teacher

When young Ashley Tate was hired right out of Eastern Washington University to teach earth science, physics, and to create a brand-new environmental science class at rural Idaho’s St. Maries High School, she knew exactly where to turn. “I had discovered Project Learning Tree via a mentor professor,” she recalls. “I found out I would…

Deanna Kinziger has a special appreciation for all things Idaho

An Oklahoma transplant who fell in love with the Idaho outdoors, Deanna Kinziger has a special appreciation for all things Idaho. She does everything she can to share her enthusiasm with her 10th-12th grade students at Lewiston High School. “I love being outside and sharing the wonders of biological diversity, the processes of the natural…