COVID project: Art and Science on Marine Debris

A friend asked me to share an assignment for young children to access freely during COVID that pulls together some of the elements of my teaching, research, and arts practice. Here goes! Are you a teacher looking for an activity for students working from home during the COVID-19 global pandemic? This activity can be completedContinue reading “COVID project: Art and Science on Marine Debris”

One week in and what we have learned

We are feeling fortunate that for now our jobs are possible when working from home. Though that won’t last forever, in the short term, it helps.   Most of the time we are waiting for the other shoe to drop. Waiting for the results that experts and scientists have been promising for weeks and whichContinue reading “One week in and what we have learned”

PAYCE: Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement

Really thrilled that a youtube video on our PAYCE project has just dropped. I just re-listened to all forty of the podcasts that students produced as a part of this project and was truly in awe of their hard work and effort. You can access all of the student podcasts here. I recently created curriculumContinue reading “PAYCE: Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement”

National Geographic Explorer

So excited to learn that I’ve been awarded a National Geographic Explorer Grant under their Reducing Ocean Plastic Pollution program!  The project Experiential Learning with Indian Educators: Collecting Local Data to Share with Politicians and Scientists is a collaboration with faculty member Dr. Jaya D.S. at the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India. I’m collaborating withContinue reading “National Geographic Explorer”