Tag: Greta Thunberg

Greta T, on the climate crisis, try to focus on the positives; in my experience, it's the best way to message others!

I educate youth on the climate crisis, and trust me, it is a serious crisis. Beyond serious. And I am very grateful to Greta Thunberg and other youth (Jamie Margolin is one of Greta’s pals and she generously collaborated with the Chicago Gifted Community Center’—and our institutional partner, the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy’s–efforts to... Read more »

Fairy tales, climate change, and a spook-tacular invitation for youth

Fairy tales, climate change, and a spook-tacular invitation for youth
Every fall, I loved to teach folktales and fairy tales, setting the stage for the most imaginative holiday, Halloween. One of my favorite stories was The Emperor’s New Clothes. Remember that story? — The Emperor was a dull, boorish, clotheshorse who fell under the spell of thieves and “bought” or really imagined he bought, beautiful... Read more »