In this special back-to-school newsletter, we examine five ways that outdoor learning positively impacts students.
This week’s newsletter features Dr. Thomas Herman, of the Department of Geography at San Diego State University, writing about the launch California’s Hub for Environmental Learning and Action (CHELA), a website resource that uses geographic data to accelerate environmental learning.
Claire Latané, assistant professor of landscape architecture at Cal Poly Pomona, offers suggestions on how schools and classrooms can transform physical spaces to improve mental health in this week’s newsletter.
This week we are sharing a second article written by Nan Renner, senior director of learning design and innovation at UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Renner discusses the Climate Champions Virtual Summit and local climate K–12 curriculum.
This week we are sharing an article by Ten Strands’ founder and president, Will Parish, that describes the need for the state’s public education system to prepare students to understand the complexity of human interdependence with the environment, the disproportionate impact of climate change on low-income communities and communities of color, and how to take action to influence and […]
This week we are sharing an article by Doron Markus, San Mateo County Office of Education’s career and STEM success coordinator, that proposes incorporating environmentally-sustainable and socially-responsible behaviors and practices in K–12 career education.
We interviewed staff members of the Park Day School in Oakland, California. You can read all about the inspiring school, district, and county case studies.
We share an article by environmental educator and poet Allie Rigby, who discusses how incorporating poetry into lessons can help students connect with their local places.