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Climate Lessons Update – December 2019

Letter to Climate Change Educators The 25th annual international UN climate negotiations, also known as COP25, has started this week and will continue through December 13! Over 25,000 people from 200 countries are gathering in Madrid, Spain to participate as world leaders work to increase their commitments for climate action under the Paris Agreement. Article […]

Climate Lessons Update – November 2019

Letter to Climate Change Educators We hope you are settling into a routine with your students, school, and colleagues. If you need an extra push to bring climate change into your classroom this fall, check out our tips below! Make the information place-based and relevant to your local community. Check and see if your city […]

Climate Lessons Update – October 2019

Letter to Climate Change Educators With a complex issue like climate change, it can feel difficult to know how to approach teaching it. We want you to know that there is no right or wrong way to begin! Climate change intersects with all aspects of our lives, so it can fit into any subject area […]

Experiential learning field trip; a model for educators!

Make a commitment to use your community as a place of climate action! Solutions to climate change are not in some far off place that cannot be attained. Solutions are local, they are happening now, and you can get involved! We encourage educators to bring their students out into their communities to participate in experiential […]

Climate Lessons Update – September 2019

Letter to Climate Change Educators It’s back to school time! And a new school year means new relationships and establishing a rapport for learning in the classroom. We want to empower students to see their ideas and viewpoints as valuable. As teachers, providing lessons that foster learning about students’ diverse experiences can do just that. […]

Climate Change Education from Home

I’ve been with Climate Generation for over five years. Where does the time go?!? I started as an Education Intern after being an 8th-grade earth science teacher for five years. (Shout out to all the teachers out there…woot!) I am so lucky to have been able to continue on after my internship as Education Coordinator […]

Climate Lessons Update – June 2019

Letter to Climate Change Educators We hope you had a great school year and are looking forward to your summer break! As summer kicks off, we are here to remind you once more of the Summer Institute for Climate Change Education, August 5-7 in Washington, D.C. If you are looking for CEU’s and new ways […]

Climate Lessons Update – May 2019

Letter to Climate Change Educators Happy May! We know things may be winding down in your classrooms with all eyes on summer — but it’s the perfect time to take your students outside for learning! We have activities from our curricula that are great to bring outside. Have you checked out the Greenhouse Effect Game […]

Lowell School to co-host climate change institute that dovetails with humanities curriculum

By Sophie Austin April 24, 2019 Two years after introducing a new curriculum that uses the humanities to teach sixth-graders about climate change, DC’s Lowell School is looking to help others replicate the program. “I was looking for a topic in social studies that would really help middle schoolers be motivated to learn complex economics, […]