Written by MarinSEL lead teacher Karen Madden, this story highlights the voices of high school junior CEOs in the program who create sustainable business ideas that focus on economy, equity, and the environment.
Climate Justice Curriculum by Youth, for YouthPosted by Courtney Welsh on May 18, 2023
We’re proud to showcase the next story from the seventh-grade writing team in our Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program, Global Nomads Group.
My Journey as a SolutionaryPosted by Lela Ward on May 4, 2023
Today, we’re highlighting the story of Lela Ward, a teacher from Menlo Park City School District, who participated in our Environmental Solutionary Teacher Fellowship (ESTF). ESTF brings together teachers, professional learning and academic standards experts, and community-based partners to integrate environmental and climate justice and knowledge-to-action solutionary teaching and learning into their curriculum.
Poetry and Science: Pathways to PresencePosted by Emilie Lygren on April 20, 2023
In celebration of National Poetry Month and Earth Day, we’re excited to share with you a story by Emilie Lygren, outdoor science educator and poet, where she explains her deep connection with nature through writing.
Building Sustainable Agricultural Practices, Food Nourishment, and Community BuildingPosted by Michael Matsuda on April 6, 2023
Today, we’re showcasing Anaheim Unified School District’s (AUHSD) efforts to educate students, families, and the community about sustainable agricultural practices, food nourishment, and community building.
Nourishing Students in the Cafeteria, Classroom, and GardenPosted by Alexa Norstad on March 16, 2023
Alexa Norstad, executive director of the Center for Ecoliteracy, shares the work of her organization to teach young learners about the interdependence and interconnectedness of people, food, place, and the ecosystem.
From Climate Worrier to Climate Warrior: A Journey through Gardening and Climate AdvocacyPosted by Rishi Gurjar on March 2, 2023
We’re share a powerful story by Rishi Gurjar, an incoming freshman at Cornell University, who has pioneered climate literacy efforts in his school district, leading to the decision by the district to incorporate environmental education in school campuses.
Teaching with Storylines that Call Students InPosted by Kim Fortun, Prerna Srigyan, Nadine Tanio, Margaret Tebbe on February 16, 2023
EcoGovLab takes you on a journey to understand its undergraduate anthropology class, Environmental Injustice, which uses a “storylining” approach for students to explore their climate journey.