Keynote: “Institutionalizing Environmental Justice in the Education System: Centering Black, Indigenous, People of Color in all aspects of education” , Samara Almonte, Thurston Climate Action Team
Breakout Action Projects – Presenter/breakout session slides
- 1) Riparian Habitat Restoration
- 2) School and Community Gardens
- Gardens on School Grounds, Avanti High School – Quasar Surprise
- Wild Foods and Ethnobotany, GRuB and Salish Middle School – Charlie SittingBull
- Container Gardens, Thurston Conservation District – Kiana Sinner
- 3) Trash Pick Up/Audits
- 4) Stormwater
- Stormwater Model and Water Cycle, City of Lacey – Mandy Chen
- Drain Rangers, Pacific Education Institute – Hattie Osbourne
- Project WET Resources & Water quality testing at home? Wastewater Home Activities, LOTT Clean Water Alliance – Jihan Grettenberger
- ‘Grit Is in Our DNA’: Why Teaching Grit Is Inherently Anti-Black Teachers and school leaders need to abandon teaching students to embrace “grit.”
- Online Teaching Can Be Culturally Responsive Amid school closures, online classes can offer new opportunities for culturally responsive teaching. Here’s what one educator is trying with her fifth grade students.
- How to Build Strong Relationships with Students if You’re Starting the Year Online: Principles and Practices So you’re starting the school year as a distance educator and you have no idea how to build strong relationships with students you’ve never met in person. Before the hyperventilation kicks in, let’s center on a few grounding principles.
- 7 Guidelines for Setting Up Clear On-line Lessons The way a lesson is laid out online can make all the difference in whether a student can follow along and execute it successfully.