Herb Broda

Time Lapse Photography as a Teaching Tool

As we thaw from winter into spring, it’s easy to miss the changes that steadily, but sometimes almost imperceptibly, unfold around us. One way to help students focus on these changes is time-lapse photography. Actually, this activity is more accurately called time-sequenced photography. All you need to do is take […]


Citizen Science Resources

The Ohio Department of Natural resources (ODNR) , Division of Wildlife recently published a list of citizen science sites that have potential for the formal classroom. Several of the sources listed below are sites that contain a number of different citizen science possibilities.   Citizen science is a powerful tool that […]



Wildsnapping Author Richard Louv uses this term to describe children and adults taking pictures of the nature around them. Wildsnapping blends children’s attraction to technology with the richness of the outdoors. Since photography is free and handy with a phone, kids can experiment with all types of angles, subjects and […]

May is International School Grounds Month!

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but there definitely are free schoolyard learning resources! One of the best sets of materials available is provided through the joint efforts of Green Schoolyards America and The International School Grounds Alliance. According to its website, the International School Grounds […]