This week we are sharing an article written by Ed Lyon, California Association of Science Educators’ four-year college director, about the 2019 climate summit where K–12 educators gained valuable professional learning to teach about climate change in their classrooms.
This week we are sharing an article written by Megan Anderson and Gabriella Rubino, two social science educators in Salinas, California. Their article highlights how history-social science instruction can integrate environmental learning to help students understand their role in history and on the planet.
This week we are sharing an article written by Rob Wade, outdoor education and science coordinator for the Plumas County Office of Education. In his article, Rob discusses outdoor learning and education strategies in Plumas County, which are facilitated by teacher leaders and local partners.
This week we are sharing an article written by Kevin Malaekeh and Jack Galloway, high school students and founders of the Youth Climate Action Coalition. Their article highlights the need for environmental and climate change literacy within the education system and the power of youth leaders to create change.
This week we are sharing an article written by Deedee Chao, a master’s student in community development at UC Davis. Deedee’s article describes a virtual charrette that took place on April 21 focused on environmental justice and environmental literacy within K–12 education.
This week we are sharing a story written by Dr. Virginia (Gini) Vandergon, director of the San Fernando Valley Science Project, about a professional learning institute attended by Los Angeles middle and high school teachers to learn how to integrate environmental literacy into their lessons.
We share a story written by Robyn Stone, instructional coach for the San Mateo Environmental Learning Collaborative, about how teachers are creating solutionary units of study to help students see the interconnections between themselves and the environment around them.
Ten Strands K–12 Program Manager Dr. Amy Frame discusses last fall’s Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit (ECCLPS).