Earth Day 2014: Science Instructional Specialist Amanda Wilson on Teaching Climate Change

It’s April 22, otherwise known as Earth Day 2014 (#EarthDay), the celebration of which holds even greater importance amid louder calls for urgent action on climate change.

After rounding up the latest must-reads and events related to the annual event, Education Insider™ spoke with Amanda K. Wilson (@AKWStardust), a science instructional specialist and former science teacher at Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Fla., to discuss Earth Day’s importance and her data-driven approach to teaching the effects of global warming. (Wilson is a grant coordinator for BIOSCOPES, part of an extended professional development program for math and science teachers in Florida, and has been implementing IT’S ABOUT TIME®‘s STEM-centric curricula for the past 10 years.)

Check out our interview with Wilson, below:


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