Andrew Greene

Whitby Students Lead a Grassroots Effort to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bottles in Greenwich

The banning of single-use plastic bottles is a growing trend across the world. Greenwich, with its 32 miles of shoreline and four town beaches, is vulnerable to the negative impact of plastic bottles. “Greenwich Bottles No More” was founded by three Whitby School students to educate the public and ban the use in their hometown.

Social Studies for the 21st Century: How participatory action empower students

International Baccalaureate redefines the traditional way of approaching social studies with the “Individuals & Societies” approach that seeks to explain to students why people think and act the way they do, and how this has resulted in various societies being organized the way that they are. Students learn about big ideas that shape behavior and societies, and dive deeply into the world around them with participatory action.

Whitby Students Lead a Grassroots Effort to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bottles in Greenwich

The banning of single-use plastic bottles is a growing trend across the world. Greenwich, with its 32 miles of shoreline and four town beaches, is vulnerable to the negative impact of plastic bottles. “Greenwich Bottles No More” was founded by three Whitby School students to educate the public and ban the use in their hometown.