In response to setting new directions for in-person forums during our current climate, several National Issues Forums (NIF) partners have successfully convened virtual face-to-face forums using the Zoom platform. We are happy to be able to share their experiences and some materials and tips about convening a deliberative face-to-face online forum using a platform like Zoom.
Are you taking your college coursework and workshops online? Here's a resource for you. The K-12 EE Guidelines: Online Teaching Module provides lesson plans, videos/PowerPoint presentations, and handouts ready for you to use on your college course or professional development workshop. It provides a step-by-step introduction to NAAEE's K-12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence. The module begins with a general welcome session, and then moves into an investigation of environmental literacy and the K-12 Environmental Education Guidelines. Finally, participants complete an Environmental Literacy Self-Assessment and create their own professional development plan.
Whether in a backyard, on a stoop, or in a window box, anybody can make a little native plant garden to support pollinators and other wildlife. Please join the National Wildlife Federation and American Littoral Society educator Alexandra Kanonik - Friday, June 5th, 3:30pm to 4:30pm EST - for a virtual tour of Alexandra's backyard garden in Brooklyn.
Join a National Wildlife Federation YouTube Live event, "The Most Dangerous Glacier on Earth," on Thursday, April 30th @ 3:30pm EST with Brooklyn middle school teacher and Antarctic researcher, Sarah Slack
In recognition of the impact of coronavirus on campus instruction and the rise of unplanned distance learning, University of California Press has made all Case Studies in the Environment content free to all through June, 2020.
The Assessing Carbon Removal webinar series will bring together experts to examine particular carbon removal technologies. Institute staff and guest speakers will explain and contextualize what we know about carbon removal options, as well as the research necessary to thoroughly assess the technical, legal, and social considerations of carbon removal technologies as a potential element of a climate response portfolio.
The goal of Statistics in Schools Week, Day 3, is to highlight diversity in the classroom and make the connection to the census measuring diversity in our country. Students will explore the idea that although the census is a count of every individual, we all come together to form one nation.