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.
This week’s article is written by California History–Social Science Project’s Shelley Brooks, about the Current Context: A Focus on the Environment series. The series shares scientific and policy-related research and encourages students to believe that concerted attention to local and global problems can result in real improvement.
This week’s article by Olivia Kernen, environmental education program coordinator for Humboldt County Office of Education, shares the amazing effort to bring rich, environmental learning experiences into Humboldt County classrooms.
This week, we are sharing an article written by Nan Renner, senior director of learning design and innovation at UC San Diego’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The article examines a new ECCLPS-inspired project, Climate Champions, which seeks to inform the statewide scale-up of climate education and show how ECCLPS recommendations can be […]
Gerardo (Gerry) Salazar, administrator for the Office of Outdoor & Environmental Education for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), describes an innovative program that uses Eco-Vans to take science to students in Los Angeles recreation centers and parks.
We feature Dr. Kelley Le, program director at the University of California, Irvine Science Project, and author of the upcoming book Teaching Climate Change for Grades 6-12: Empowering Science Teachers to Take on the Climate Crisis Through NGSS. Dr. Le shares how science can be taught in meaningful, equitable, and culturally relevant ways.