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When the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative (NCOLI) was launched at the height of the pandemic in 2020, it sought to stem the inequities in education exacerbated by COVID-19. Two years later, founding partners Ten Strands, Green Schoolyards America, the Lawrence Hall of Science, and San Mateo County Office of Education are considering the impact […]

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April 8, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on April 8, 2022

We interviewed Terra Linda High School junior Sarah Mondesir about her unique project, “Flavor Profiles,” a cookbook that tells the story of Black women who have lost their lives through police violence.

Sarah Mondesir

This article is part of our Youth Voices series. At Ten Strands we believe that young people have valuable perspectives and a critical role in shaping our society and our world. We recognize their power to drive dialogue and create positive change, and are committed to providing a platform which amplifies their contributions. Sarah Mondesir, […]

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March 17, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on March 18, 2022

Heather Taylor, the founder of Outside School in Richmond, CA, shares her story with us about inspiring students in the outdoors!

Heather Taylor

“Can we go up to the vernal pools tomorrow?” My query was met with quizzical looks. This year’s group of students at Outside School, in Richmond, CA, prefers the comfort of the park at hand and flush toilets. This is despite a solid history of these walks up into the hills delivering consistently on being […]

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We’d like your help circulating a call for Letters of Interest (LOI) for a new project we’re working on related to developing K–12 curricular resources focused on climate change and environmental justice. This is a joint project between Ten Strands, the San Mateo County Office of Education, and the California Department of Education. You can […]

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March 3, 2022 Newsletter

Posted by Ten Strands on March 7, 2022

Our partner, The Lawrence Hall of Science, has produced Outdoor Learning Guidance and Outdoor Learning Menus that provide tools and support for implementing outdoor learning.

The Lawrence

When the National COVID-19 Outdoor Learning Initiative was launched in the summer of 2020, as a joint effort between founding partners Ten Strands, the Lawrence Hall of Science, Green Schoolyards America, and San Mateo County Office of Education, it was done to disrupt the educational inequities that were exacerbated by COVID-19. Since then, the intersection […]