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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Read Jeff Rivero’s story about his program from Merced Union High School District, Green That School (GTS), that supports young girls in Nanyuki, Kenya, by addressing sustainability issues that their community is facing, including unreliable energy, unsafe drinking water, and challenges related to facilities management.