For Educators

Empower the Next Generation of Compassionate Changemakers

We Believe in Youth and the People who Inspire Them…YOU!

Roots & Shoots is a global movement of youth leading change in their communities. By becoming a part of our Roots & Shoots global community of educators and mentors, you’ll be inspired and supported with a variety of resources to nurture the next generation of compassionate changemakers and leaders with 21st-century learning skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, empathy, and collaboration.

What Makes Roots & Shoots Special

The Roots & Shoots Model and curriculum allows you to guide students through the 4-Step Formula to identify projects, grow compassionate traits, and teach skills to cultivate a generation of changemakers inspired to take action like Dr. Jane Goodall. From At Home Learning resources, to our groups interactive platform, from Projects-in-a-Box, to online courses, we provide everything you need as your classroom comes to life and YOU grow professionally through participation in one of the most unique and effective youth programs in the world.

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Grow Lifelong Learning, Curiosity, and Action

The problems of today require a new approach and a special set of skills. Youth need to feel in control of their own narrative, lives, and ability to make a difference. Through our program, student’s interests are heightened and their learning accelerated to address global and local issues, while discovering what matters most to them.

At Home Learning

'Social Distancing' activities, lesson plans and more to stay engaged and learn from anywhere!
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Lesson Plans

Take your classroom, community or education space to the next level.
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Professional Development

Find out how to become a compassionate Roots & Shoots educator through this certificate-based professional development opportunity.
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Fund your world-changing in and out of the classroom projects!
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Connect to and collaborate with other educators, mentors and leaders from around the world.
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Student Engagement

Give your students once in a lifetime opportunities; open doors and grow their sense of self and passion.
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