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Watching Whales and Thinking about Environmental Literacy in HSS

created Sep 18, 2017 09:57 AM
by Shelley Brooks We couldn’t have asked for a better setting for our environmental literacy retreat. Thanks to Ten Strands and the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, regional site directors from ...

We Can Do Better: Lessons from Charlottesville

created Aug 14, 2017 01:41 PM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director The images are horrifying – angry white men with torches lit marching through a southern town on a summer night.  Bodies flying in the air after being ...

The Nature of the Past

created May 09, 2017 02:06 PM
by Shelley Brooks Recently, a group of social scientists released their report on the relationship between Americans and nature. Their survey of nearly 12,000 adults, children, and parents ...

Integrating Environmental Literacy into History-Social Science

created Feb 19, 2017 01:50 PM
by Shelley Brooks Nearly every day we hear news that pertains to the environment, whether it’s a local, state, national, or global issue. Of course, this news is not isolated to a single moment ...

Teaching the Inauguration

created Jan 18, 2017 09:51 AM
With the presidential inauguration taking place in two days, you may want to use this classroom activity that features excerpts from inaugural addresses by California governors. The activity ...
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