I worked for 6 years with Greenpeace on environmental issues as a canvasser, director and activist. My previous work prior to my Multiple Subject Teaching Credential work was teaching 6th grade Outdoor Education in the Cuyamaca Mountains of San Diego California. I Love Nature and am a bit concerned about the Doomsday Clock being recently advanced, although it seems that we have moved beyond the tipping point on many things already.
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Wed, Apr 15, 2015 6:44 PM in Literacy in Science
I think that this is a great way to cross disciplines and have the students exposed to important ideas that touch upon the ever useful skill of literacy. Since science is so seldom practiced in the lower grades, we can bring science rich content into our literacy classes and vice versa. If the environment is as pressing of an issue as I believe, then we should feel obligated to provide science con...
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Wed, Apr 15, 2015 6:37 PM in Benefits of Online Life Experience Degree Programs
My wife is getting her Masters degree in Geography currently and feels like she could never attain the knowledge that she did while doing field work with Greenpeace for 5 years. I think the lack of practical application of knowledge is not wisdom and we need more wisdom in this society where our science has outrun our better judgment. Do we really need to invest in nuclear power when the sun is ...
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A Template for Open Inquiry
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 2:53 PM links of resources
I have assembled these resources together to aid me in linking thoughts on energy and it's effects on the environment. I want my students to be able to make a solid inquiry and relate classroom ideas to the outside "real world."
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