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California's Enduring Diversity

created Aug 25, 2018 06:24 AM
by Shelley Brooks, Ph.D., CHSSP Program Coordinator After years of researching California history, I am still struck by the state’s long-standing population diversity and cultural vibrancy. To ...

Water footprints

created Mar 05, 2018 12:39 PM
This post is meant to accompany the recent Current Context issue on Cape Town and water scarcity . The challenges presented by water scarcity will be increasingly relevant for students as the ...

Teaching about California's Water Supply

created Sep 26, 2017 04:41 PM
by Shelley Brooks The recent Current Context issue on the Challenge of California’s Water Supply provides students with the opportunity to think about the importance of California’s water ...

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 ...

Teaching with Fire

created Sep 01, 2017 01:47 PM
This week, students across California may very well be experiencing first-hand the effects of fire, or at least smoke, in their local environment. The recently updated Current Context “Our ...
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