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Teaching after Terror - Las Vegas

created Oct 02, 2017 09:23 AM
by Nancy McTygue, Executive Director I can’t believe I’m writing another one of these posts in response to a horrific terrorist attack.  In 2015, I wrote two – one in response to the massacre ...

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 ...

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 ...
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