What is the Teach Climate Network?
Join a national network of teachers dedicated to teaching climate change! The Teach Climate Network provides teaching tips, resources, inspiration, and community networking with educators from all disciplines, grade levels, and educational settings.
What do I get?
- Monthly Teach Climate Tips in your inbox!
- Resources and curriculum to help you teach climate.
- Early bird notifications of our professional development opportunities, trainings, and events!
- Access to the Teach Climate Network Hub, an online platform for members to connect, learn, and participate in online events.
Where are teachers located?
Educators in the network are from all across the country! Check out our Teach Climate Network Map to see if there are members in your state. Join the network to connect with teachers in your area and to bring climate change education to your community!
We are continually inspired by the work you do to bring climate change concepts into your classroom. Whether you have just begun or have been integrating climate change for a long time, we want to hear from you! Share your story with us about why you teach climate.
2021 Summer Institute for Climate Change Education
Join Teach Climate Network educators and Climate Generation at the 17th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education! In partnerships with the NOAA Climate Office and The Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program, the Summer Institute with be hosted virtually July 28-30 2021. Gain the skills to bring climate change into your educational setting, whether it be a classroom, nature center, or museum! Learn more and register here.
Join us for a series based on five best practices of climate change education and featuring the most popular resources, tips, and tools from our Stay-In-stitute for Climate Change Education. If you can’t attend live, the links to the recordings will be posted after each workshop.
Teach Climate Network Workshop: Science and Other Ways of Knowing
Wednesday, September 30, 12 p.m. CDT
Investigate how race, culture, and ethnicity impact our experience and understanding of climate change, and practice integrating scientific and traditional ecological ways of knowing in your lesson plans. This workshop is designed to support K–12 educators and families doing at-home education. Participants will leave with new enthusiasm for climate change education, new perspectives on climate change impacts and solutions, and practical tips and tools they can implement in the classroom or at home.
Teach Climate Network Workshop: Supporting Youth Leaders
Wednesday, October 21, 6 p.m. CDT
Talk with youth in the climate justice movement, learn how to support diverse youth leadership, and discover ways to inspire civic engagement in your classroom. Educators who attend this session will leave with ideas of how to connect their students to climate change action and inspiring tips for supporting their students as leaders in their communities.
Discover new ways of engaging in climate change solutions and learn how to build climate action and resilience in the classroom. Educators who attend this workshop will explore the connection between climate change education and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations, and explore resources for investigating solutions in your classrooms with Elizabeth Bagley from Project Drawdown.
Teach Climate Network Workshop: Personal Connection and Storytelling
Thursday, December 17, 6 p.m. CST
Develop the skills to help your students uncover their climate stories and learn how writing, art, and climate fiction engages and inspires people to take climate action.
Teach Climate Network Workshop: Dismantling Systemic Racism and Injustice
Thursday, January 21, 12 p.m. CST
Growing out of our reliance on fossil fuels and into a just, green economy requires addressing systemic racism and injustice. In this session, educators will engage with the voices and ideas of marginalized peoples and frontline communities, and work with other educators to reimagine lessons informed by trauma, anti-racism, and equity at the intersection of climate change.
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