An African American leader in Denver has created and is circulating a webpage for Black History Month that highlights Black conservation leaders in Colorado. Check it out and consider doing something similar in your state or region!
This summer, join ACE (Alliance for Climate Education) for a three-part teacher professional development webinar series, NGSS & Climate Justice. Using videos and lesson plans from Our Climate Our Future, this webinar series explores the concept of climate justice and how to incorporate it into your classroom. Webinars on July 23, July 30 and August 6 at 7:00-8:30 pm ET on Zoom. Continuing education credit available. Learn more and register. now for this free set of webinars !
Date and Time:
Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 7:00pm to Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 8:30pm
Washington State has a model Climate Change program going to both train teachers and enable them to successfully implement their innovative curriculum with their students. This newspaper article describes the excitement of all those involved, with lots of lessons for all of us.
An effective climate conversation requires a basic understanding of climate change and human impacts. This video offers a resource for discussing known facts and impacts that are crucial for understanding the current reality of climate change in the world.
In the face of our massive climate change challenges, should I/we be focusing attention on taking small individual actions or working to support larger changes via governmental policy shifts? A new study shows that convincing people to live greener lives makes them LESS likely to support real climate policy. The details will guide you in being a more effective climate change educator.
"Encouraging Young Scientists" from the National Science Teachers Association has recently published a wonderful piece describing how to talk about climate change with elementary school and middle school youngsters. Check out the full article here.