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Blog
20th Nov

2017

  Do you, your family, or your students have trouble remembering to turn off the lights when they leave the room? Download the AK EnergySmart switch covers to cut out and place on your switches to remind them! Download the ...

6th Nov

2017

Energy Awareness Month went out with a bang with the Power Pledge Challenge winners picked! More than 3,600 students from 131 classrooms in 27 middle and elementary schools around the state participated in the 2017 Power Pledge ...

28th Oct

2017

Now that it’s winter and utility bills are on the rise, we wanted to share the top 10 tips to reduce energy use at home, as well as a printable version that you can share with your friends! Eliminate “phantom loads.” ...

2nd Aug

2017

The ads for back to school have already started, so I wanted to put in my plug for choosing some green options in your school shopping and in the classroom for both parents and educators. I saw a challenge from a Colorado group where ...

25th Jul

2017

I spent last week in Fort Collins, Colorado at the Powerhouse Energy Campus taking a training called REcharge Academy with 25 other educators from areas throughout North America. We toured NREL’s wind technology center, visited ...

28th Jun

2017

Have you heard or seen the term “STEAM” more often recently? It refers to including Arts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM + Arts = STEAM) In Anchorage, the STrEaM Academy operated for the first year during ...

20th Jun

2017

Note: This is part 3 of 8 in a series about Energy Literacy to explore the different energy literacy principals described by US DOE and how they apply to Alaskan education. Read part 1 on the importance of energy literacy in ...

14th Jun

2017

Superintendents – we want YOU! Are you in a community that has high energy costs? Are your youth disconnected from their energy use? Do you want a way to educate students in a fun, hands-on way about their energy use? AK ...

1st Jun

2017

Note: This is part 2 of 8 in a series about Energy Literacy to explore the different energy literacy principals described by US DOE and how they apply to Alaskan education. Read part 1 on the importance of energy literacy in ...

23rd May

2017

Note: This is part 1 of 8 in the Energy Literacy series. Parts 2-8 will explore the different energy literacy principals described by US DOE and how they apply to Alaskan education. Read part 2 here and part 3 here. Research has ...