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Strategy Share: Coding and Innovation for Our Planet’s Future

On my Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship expedition to Norway, I saw first-hand evidence of our changing global climate and developed the passion and desire to ask, “What can we do?” In my classroom, I have developed a culture of innovation and technological design. Was there a way I could work with my students to develop innovative, technological solutions to increase their awareness of our global impact? Continue reading Strategy Share: Coding and Innovation for Our Planet’s Future

Making Invasive Species Useful at the Zoo

ENVIRONMENT The bad news: Exotic acacia trees pose a pesky problem for native coastal dunes at Los Angeles International Airport. The good news: Giraffes like them—a lot. (Los Angeles Times) Use our resources to better understand invasive species and how to control them. Discussion Ideas The LA Times article says acacia trees pose a “pesky problem” for coastal dunes near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). … Continue reading Making Invasive Species Useful at the Zoo