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Education in the Age of Climate Change

For the past 18 years Lizanne Foster has taught the humanities in secondary schools in Surrey, B.C. Education in the Age of Climate Change is a blog about public education in B.C. Follow her on Twitter [url=https://twitter.com/MovingParadigms]@movingparadigms [/url] or visit her blog www.teachteens.org.

Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change April 19
Lizanne Foster | What would it take for millions of Canadians to spend the next two weeks, between Earth Day and Mother's Day doing something to slow environmental destruction on Mother Earth.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change March 11
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Lizanne Foster | I finally understand why so many people prefer to look away when the topic of climate change comes up: cognitive dissonance is more comfortable than facing the facts about the crisis we are in.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change February 7
Lizanne Foster | If we met now we could talk about my "2 degrees of separation" from Madiba. We could talk about why an ubuntu philosophy is our only hope of surviving climate change. Or we could talk about my student
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change January 18
Lizanne Foster | Our children need to be prepared for the complete restructuring of our political, economic and social systems necessitated by the climate change crisis.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change December 25
Lizanne Foster | We are connected to each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the universe atomically. Let’s act on this most astounding fact.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change December 7
Lizanne Foster | So much depends on the climate conference in Peru because this week is when we begin to create the world that our current kindergarteners will graduate into.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change November 30
Lizanne Foster | If we learned to read our environment, we would have personal knowledge of changes wrought by climate change, knowledge that could not be 'spun' by the fossil fuel industry into lies and denial.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change November 2
Lizanne Foster | Just as literacy was needed when the scientific revolution began to change the shape of reality in the 17th century, our children will need to learn to "read" the world in different ways.
Blog - Education in the Age of Climate Change October 27
Lizanne Foster | We need to stop seeing environmental destruction and low wages as the only way to build a viable economy.

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