Author: Ten Strands

About Ten Strands

Ten Strands

Ten Strands' mission is to strengthen the partnerships and strategies that will bring environmental literacy to all of California’s K–12 students. Our vision is a world where everyone understands and experiences the interrelatedness of people and place; where all students have access to high-quality education with an environmental component; and where all people have the knowledge, awareness, and ability to make decisions that promote health and wellbeing for themselves and their communities.

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Ten Strands stands united in the grief felt around the country following the school shooting on May 24 at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. We extend our heartfelt condolences to all those affected by this act of violence and share in the urgency to ensure educational environments safeguard children and inspire physical and mental […]

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May 19, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on May 24, 2022

We offer five ways to merge your Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage lessons with outdoor learning.

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In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we have a few ideas about how to marry lessons with environmental learning.  Here are five ways to merge your AAPI Heritage observation with outdoor instruction. Outdoor Reading: AAPI Heritage month offers a wonderful opportunity to delve into great literature on pioneers, history, or haiku. […]

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May 5, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on May 5, 2022

Author Katie Worth discusses her new book, Miseducation: How Climate Change is Taught in America, during a Q&A.

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When the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative (NCOLI) was launched at the height of the pandemic in 2020, it sought to stem the inequities in education exacerbated by COVID-19. Two years later, founding partners Ten Strands, Green Schoolyards America, the Lawrence Hall of Science, and San Mateo County Office of Education are considering the impact […]

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April 8, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on April 8, 2022

We interviewed Terra Linda High School junior Sarah Mondesir about her unique project, “Flavor Profiles,” a cookbook that tells the story of Black women who have lost their lives through police violence.