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"It is not necessarily those lands which are the most fertile or most favored climate that seem to me the happiest, but those in which a long stroke of adaptation between man and his environment has brought out the best qualities of both." -T.S. Eliot

In this session, teachers will learn about the relationship between land preservation and green building practice. Many green building and land preservation topics will be covered such as site selection, lot development, green roofs, and sustainable landscaping. At this time, teachers will also read a study about High School Equivalency (HSE) success rates and will take the High School Equivalency (HSE) “topics tested” into account as they continue to plan their lessons.

This workshop was developed by YouthBuild USA, Inc. in partnership with EdTech Leaders Online at Education Development Center. YouthBuild USA leads a national network of 260 local YouthBuild programs in 46 states, Washington DC, and the Virgin Islands that help youth transform their own lives while transforming their communities. YouthBuild programs address critical issues facing low-income communities – housing, education, employment, crime prevention and leadership development. EdTech Leaders Online provides capacity building, training, and online courses for school districts, state departments of education, and colleges and universities.

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