“Connectors” is our free, easy-to-use hub that connects educators of all grade levels and subjects areas to the resources they need to teach about climate change, including:
“Connectors” aims to increase the number of hours teachers spend teaching about climate change. We accomplish this by including educators in our development process-- from the curation of the resources to the development of the exemplar lesson plans-- so that the resources are truly relevant and supplemental to their classroom.
Through our “Integrators” program, we work with multiple education stakeholders in a state or region to adapt our “Connectors” platform to their local needs. We align our teaching resources to relevant standards and work with their teachers to develop lesson plans on climate issues that resonates with the specific region.
New Jersey is the first state to integrate climate change into all subjects and grade levels. In 2021, StC joined the New Jersey Climate Change Education Initiative (NJCCEI) to launch the state’s go-to hub for climate change education resources: the New Jersey Climate Change Education Hub (see press release).
“Integrators” aims to build collaborative partnerships to increase teacher confidence when teaching about climate change and increase instructional time spent on climate change.
An StC Lesson Plan is an easy-to-follow, interdiscplinary lesson plan or unit plan that shows you how to integrate climate change into the topics into the topics you already teach in the classroom.
Designed by teachers for teachers, these are competency-based and follow an inquiry-based framework.
Our sequences can integrate easily into existing frameworks such as: