Thursday, October 15, 2009

Blog Action Day 2009 - Climate Change

There are many things happening today with local PBS resources that contribute to motivating students, educators, and members of the community to take positive action with improving our planet. Many often think of ASSET in recent years as simply focused on early childhood. While early childhood is one of our core tenets, there is a whole host of other K-12 resources worth touting.

Have you explored resources from NATURE? ASSET has focused for the past several months on "Putting a Little More NATURE in Your Teaching."

Have you seen Eight's Sustainability collection of resources from Horizon and ASU? This is the place where scientists, educators, architects, farmers, policy makers, and business leaders discuss solutions for a sustainable planet.

Did you know that the 40th Season of Sesame Street will include Elmo teaching those youngest on the planet about nature and being green? "My World is Green and Growing" will be the new weekly feature this year.

What are you including in your teaching? Every facet of the curriculum in every subject area could incorporate real world examples involving climate change today. PBS Teachers creates Activity Packs to make it easier to embed extra resources on your classroom website:

What action are YOU taking in your teaching? I'd love to hear how YOU and YOUR STUDENTS are making positive strides toward Climate Change.

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