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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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5 Top Stories of 2021

Posted by Ten Strands on December 8, 2021

With the year coming to a close, we take a look back at five of the most viewed stories of 2021. These are the articles you selected as your favorites! A Journey to Centering Equity by Celeste Royer. Why We Should Develop Environmental Literacy in Public Schools by Will Parrish. Who Do You Want to Be When […]

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Nov. 30, 2021 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on December 7, 2021

Lori Kiesser, the development officer for the Orange County Department of Education’s Inside the Outdoors (ITO), recounts the impact of the fire on the ITO headquarters in Rancho Soñado and discusses wildfires and climate change.

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Ten Strands to Present at SXSW EDU Event

Posted by Ten Strands on November 10, 2021

Ten Strands CEO, Karen Cowe, Sharon Danks, of Green Schoolyards America, Craig Strang, of The Lawrence Hall of Science, and Andra Yeghoian, of the San Mateo County Office of Education, will serve as panelists at the SXSW EDU Conference this March. The group had their panel, “Climate Resilient Schools, Future-Ready Students,” voted in as a […]

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Ten Strands, California’s leading field catalyst nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K—12 students, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Geographic Society to continue vital work on a project that uses geographic data to assess environmental needs and inspire learning. California’s Hub for Environmental Learning and Action (CHELA) is an […]

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Oct. 20, 2021 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on October 21, 2021

We interviewed three staff members from The Lawrence Hall of Science to discuss outdoor education and California’s safe return to schools.

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Oct. 1, 2021 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on October 1, 2021

Shaun Hawke, of the Los Angeles County Office of Education, provides recommendations to educators on how to maximize outdoor spaces.

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Sept. 9, 2021 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on September 9, 2021

In this special back-to-school newsletter, we examine five ways that outdoor learning positively impacts students.