Ten Strands, California’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K–12 students, has hired instructional designer Jeffrey Dowling as it continues to strengthen a new Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP) that will guide the creation of K–12 open education resources. Under the leadership of our new director of curriculum Roni Jones, […]
Doron Markus of the San Mateo County Office of Education, as well as Scott Harmon and Lucas Cohen of the Sustainable Future Outdoor Academy, discuss the importance of green career exposure to students and how it can help shape future leaders in the field.
There is an image I think about when considering my purpose. It is the last picture taken of Earth by the Voyager 1 on Valentine’s Day, 1990. It is blurry, unclear, and vague. It is mostly dark except for the streaks of light from the sun; some might say it is empty except for a […]
“There are a lot of different ways that we can educate others about sustainable farming and helping support local businesses, especially ones that strive to help the environment and pollute the planet less.” — Itzel Sanchez, 11th Grade, Half Moon Bay High School, San Mateo County These words of reflection came after Itzel experienced a […]
Gregory Ira, the UC California Naturalist Program Director, shares valuable adult environmental education options!
The mission of Ten Strands is to strengthen the partnerships and strategies that will bring environmental literacy to all of California’s K–12 students. I believe strongly in this mission and like many have benefited from the work of Ten Strands. I spent 15 years implementing an environmental education program at the Florida Department of Environmental […]
“Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin One of my favorite spots in the Pacific Northwest, where I’m from, is a small Seattle neighborhood known as Mt. Baker. It’s tucked between Lake Washington and Rainier Valley, offering an array of parks, beach […]
Ten Strands, California’s leading nonprofit focused on advancing the environmental literacy of K–12 students, has announced the addition of new director of curriculum Roni Jones, who arrives with nearly three decades of success in leading educational systems. Jones will lead the development of Ten Strands’ new Climate Change and Environmental Justice Program (CCEJP). The project […]