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June 10, 2022
#NatStart22 Nature-Based Early Learning Conference
Now is your chance to register for the largest national gathering of nature-based early education professionals!
Virtual and in-person events take place July 27–30.
EE Leaders Convene in South Africa to Plan for a GEEP Africa Hub
NAAEE was excited to join EE Leaders in South Africa last week to discuss creating a Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) Africa hub.Read more >
Youth Innovation Challenge! - Taiwan OCA Calls for Fresh Ideas for Tackling Marine Debris for Total $3,000 USD Prize
In celebration of World Oceans Day this week, the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) is excited to announce the upcoming launch of the 2022 Youth Innovation Challenge (YIC): Tackling Marine Debris. This challenge will invite people aged 15–30 from around the world to share fresh ideas for tackling marine debris issues. Three winners will receive a $1,000 USD grant.Read more >
Pratt & Whitney E-STEM Awards
Using Virtual Reality to Educate Students About the Ocean
The ocean and marine environment face many challenges, including overfishing, pollution, temperature increases, the introduction of invasive species, and more. The BLAKE New Zealand (NZ) Virtual Reality (VR) program was launched in 2019 to connect young people with oceans and the marine environment in order to promote ocean stewardship. Read about the BLAKE NZ-VR project in this new GEEP Case Study.Read more >
Nature and Us!
Rolland Smith shares how nature is an integral part of our being and how we are nature. That perspective helps us think that "all things are truly connected." Seeing, feeling, and knowing makes us better citizens of our world.Read more >
Building Resilience from the Classroom to the Community
Youth-led action and nature-based solutions for climate mitigation are the focus of two programs at the National Wildlife Federation. Read how fieldwork and research are powering the students' next steps.Read more >
Facilitating Teen and Adult Community Environmental Action Projects via Near-Peer Mentors and Resources
The “Difference Makers Mentors” facilitates environmental education programming that is equitable, culturally sustaining, and welcoming to students. This pertains especially to those who have been historically marginalized within the science and environmental field, and serves as a supportive partnership for environmental action projects tailored to students’ interests, identities, and local community needs.Read more >
Mapping the Landscape of K–12 Climate Change Education Policy in the U.S.
This report underscores the importance of using a whole institution approach to including climate change in education policy.
Pride Resources: For the World We Want
For educators, students, and community members, this guide provides a spectrum of resources to support and learn about the LGBTQ+ community.
Welcome to the Global EE Group—Meet Our Moderators!
Learn about the Global EE Group and meet the Global EE Group moderators.
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