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Feb. 11, 2020 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on February 11, 2020

Michele Whiteaker, creator of free online community resource, 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 […]

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December 2018 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on December 13, 2018

There are 6.2 million reasons why Ten Strands is focused on bringing environmental literacy into every classroom in California—that’s the number of K–12 public school students in our state. Here are the top ten headlines from 2018 that we hope will inspire you to make a gift to Ten Strands so we can continue to […]

Ariel Whitson

December 2017 Newsletter

Posted by Ariel Whitson on December 12, 2017

This week’s newsletter imagines if the approximately 400,000 students who graduate from California’s public schools each year experienced environmental literacy along with science, math, and English language arts skills.

Kim Moon

October 2017 Newsletter

Posted by Kim Moon on October 12, 2017

We discuss the third annual San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative where K–8 teachers came together to learn how to increase student engagement, cultivate cooperative group work, and develop their students’ critical thinking skills by teaching science using the local environment as context.