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Education, Arts & Community | News. Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management publications. Strengthening Climate Resilience >> Files >> Admin Resources Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management publications Find publications on this page about: Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management Changing climate, changing disasters: pathways to integration This publication is an essential guide to using and applying the CSDRM approach.

It includes a full set of process indicators for each component and suggested integration pathways in an easy to use 'tabbed format'. Reshaping policy and institutions for integrating climate and disaster resilience policy brief This 4-page briefing shares critical insights and learning from the second year of the SCR programme Strengthening Climate Resilience: the Southeast Asian experience A comprehensive look at the SCR programme achievements and lessons from partners in the South East Asia region. Climate Smart Disaster Risk Management in briefAlso available in the following languages:Bahasa Khmer Español Chinese Arabic Nepali Français Resilience Renaissance?

Welcome to HUD Exchange - HUD Exchange. Technology Matching Fund - Community Technology | Deadline: March 19, 2015 Free information workshops, beneficial for first time applicants: Tuesday, February 10 Thursday, February 12 10:00 - 11:30 AM 6:00 - 7:30 PM 2100 Building Solid Ground 2100 24th Ave S 1501 N 45th St Seattle 98144 Seattle 98103 Interpretation & accommodations available upon request. RSVP to or by phone at 206-233-7877. The Technology Matching Fund provides grants up to $30,000 for technology projects. The Technology Matching Fund seeks to improve digital equity by: Connecting populations that have limited access to technologyEmpowering residents with digital literacy skillsBuilding capacity for diverse communities to use technology for civic participation.

WEEC / World Energy Engineering Congress. Schedule for Net-Zero North American Leadership Summit. Global Sustainability Education Resources | Facing the Future. YES! Magazine — Powerful Ideas, Practical Actions — YES! Magazine. Joining Forces: Collaboration and Leadership for Sustainability. The Strategic Relevance of Sustainability Collaborations In the late 1990s, many companies embarked on their first sustainability forays. Often internal, these efforts addressed low-hanging fruit such as energy efficiency or minimizing waste — essentially, cost-cutting under a different name. But as the sustainability issues that can affect business — such as social instability, climate change and resource depletion — become more important, companies realize that collective action is necessary to protect the interests of the company and society.

“Whether you’re a business or an organization, part of civil society or a public sector voice, there is an understanding that complex problems require perspectives from all three of these constituencies,” comments Patrick Hynes, deputy director of member relations at the Clinton Global Initiative. Underscoring Hynes’ observation, our research found that many companies are upping their participation in sustainability collaborations. Green American: A Vision of the Future Delivered Right to Your Door. Sustainable Industries | The Business Source for Leaders of the New Economy. Habits of Mind International | Habits of Mind | Parents as Partners. Inquiry-based Learning: Explanation.

What is inquiry-based learning? An old adage states: "Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand. " The last part of this statement is the essence of inquiry-based learning, says our workshop author Joe Exline 1. Inquiry implies involvement that leads to understanding. Furthermore, involvement in learning implies possessing skills and attitudes that permit you to seek resolutions to questions and issues while you construct new knowledge. "Inquiry" is defined as "a seeking for truth, information, or knowledge -- seeking information by questioning. " A Context for Inquiry Unfortunately, our traditional educational system has worked in a way that discourages the natural process of inquiry. Some of the discouragement of our natural inquiry process may come from a lack of understanding about the deeper nature of inquiry-based learning.

Importance of Inquiry Memorizing facts and information is not the most important skill in today's world. The Application of Inquiry. Documents. Home - Waters Foundation. Pacific Education Institute — Home. Education for Environment and Sustainability. Education for Environment and Sustainability. The program is to support academic success and life-long learning, and to develop a responsible citizenry capable of applying knowledge of ecological, economic, and socio-cultural systems to meet current and future needs. Environmental education is a mandatory area of study in Washington, required by 392-410-115: Instruction about conservation, natural resources, and the environment shall be provided at all grade levels in an interdisciplinary manner through science, the social studies, the humanities, and other appropriate areas... The state's K-12 Integrated Environmental and Sustainability Learning Standards describe what students should know and be able to do at each grade level.

OSPI and E3 Washington led the development of the Washington State Environmental and Sustainability Literacy Plan. Video Library — Friends of the Cedar River Watershed. Webinar Series Featuring David Gershon... Registration. Invalid quantity. Please enter a quantity of 1 or more. The quantity you chose exceeds the quantity available. Please enter your name. Please enter an email address. Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your message or comments. Please enter the code as shown on the image. Please select the date you would like to attend.

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