Author: Ten Strands

About Ten Strands

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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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April 8, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on March 20, 2020

Bill Andrews, from the Water, Energy, and Education Alliance (WEEA), writes about environmental career pathways and partnerships between school districts and the energy and water sectors.

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March 17, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on March 17, 2020

Kavita Gupta shares information about a 2019 Youth Climate Action Summit and the Youth Participatory Action Research model. Unfortunately, the 2020 Youth Climate Action Summit was cancelled due to COVID-19.

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Feb. 25, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on February 25, 2020

Shelley, Brooks, program coordinator for the California History–Social Science Project, shares her story.

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Feb. 11, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on February 11, 2020

Michele Whiteaker, creator of free online community resource FunOrangeCountyParks.com, shares her experiences with environmental literacy as a parent.​

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Jan. 28, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on January 28, 2020

San Diego-based science educator Crystal Howe writes about her role in introducing teachers in San Diego to local environmental phenomena that can be used as a focus for instruction both in and out of the classroom.

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Jan. 14, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on January 14, 2020

Nathan Fairchild, director of science programs at Shasta County Office of Education, discusses the use of outdoor outings to support educators teaching Next Generation Science Standards.

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December 2019 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on December 20, 2019

Annie Ransom, science coach at University Preparation Charter School at California State University, Channel Islands, shares experiences from a summer institute, the Ventura County STEMposium.

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As we look back on 2019, we want to thank you for your support and engagement with Ten Strands. Since 2012, our focus has been to work with the largest school system in the country to integrate environmental literacy into the core educational experience of all California’s 6.2 million K–12 public school students. We are […]