We feature our first Climate Change & Environmental Justice Program writing team.
Meet the CCEJP Writing Team for Grades 3-5! The CRS-OTACA team brings together classroom teachers and informal educators, scientists, and community partners with a shared reverence for the power of storytelling.
We feature The Carbon Almanac, a project urging us all to join forces in pursuit of systemic solutions to climate change.
In 2020, I visited a national park for the first time—Zion National Park. I remember wading through the slippery Narrows with my husband, sometimes waist deep, flabbergasted at every turn by the breathtaking views. I remember also being struck by the heat—we had gone in August when it was well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. To […]
Change can be hard. That’s true for us individually but it’s even more true when we’re trying to change the systems in which our work, including education, takes place. California’s approach to curriculum and instruction offers a case in point. The decision about what gets taught in any individual classroom ultimately comes down to a […]
We share the full story on how the Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program has gotten underway!
Earlier this summer, Ten Strands convened the community- and student-centered organizations selected to create curricular resources that will help teachers increase their students’ understanding of climate change and environmental justice, leading to impactful action in their communities as part of the Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP). The units will be designed to provide […]
Ten Strands is excited to announce the selection of seven diverse organizations that will spearhead the development of community-centered and culturally-responsive climate change and environmental justice K–12 curriculum units across California.