We believe every student in California can achieve environmental literacy.

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Environmental Principles and Concepts

California’s Environmental Principles and Concepts have a timely and relevant place in the new state frameworks. In 2003, the California Education and the Environment Initiative, Assembly Bill 1548, was passed by California’s legislature […]

Professional Learning

To be successful in the 21st century, students need to learn key skills—such as critical thinking, problem solving, and communication—and meet academic goals. Teachers need access to high-quality professional learning […]

We believe that every student in California can achieve environmental literacy; that all students deserve the opportunity to understand, interact, and connect with their environment in meaningful ways that promote learning and growth. We act as a connector, building partnerships and forging pathways to ensure that California’s K–12 students receive a high-quality education with an environmental component. Together we create a healthy future for our planet and its inhabitants.

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December 2018 Newsletter

December 13, 2018

There are 6.2 million reasons why Ten Strands is focused on bringing environmental literacy into every classroom in [...]