This week we are sharing an article written by Kevin Malaekeh and Jack Galloway, high school students and founders of the Youth Climate Action Coalition. Their article highlights the need for environmental and climate change literacy within the education system and the power of youth leaders to create change.
This week we are sharing an article written by Deedee Chao, a master’s student in community development at UC Davis. Deedee’s article describes a virtual charrette that took place on April 21 focused on environmental justice and environmental literacy within K–12 education.
This week we are sharing a story written by Dr. Virginia (Gini) Vandergon, director of the San Fernando Valley Science Project, about a professional learning institute attended by Los Angeles middle and high school teachers to learn how to integrate environmental literacy into their lessons.
We share a story written by Robyn Stone, instructional coach for the San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative, about how teachers are creating solutionary units of study to help students see the interconnections between themselves and the environment around them.
Ten Strands K–12 Program Manager Dr. Amy Frame discusses last fall’s Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit (ECCLPS).
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.
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.
Shelley, Brooks, program coordinator for the California History–Social Science Project, shares her story.