Position opening: Volunteer Software Engineering Advisor

Posted on: January 20th, 2017 by Eugene Cordero No Comments

Green Ninja is looking for an experienced software engineer who wants to use their skills and experience to help make the world a cleaner and healthier place.  Our ideal advisor would a) be a full stack developer with experience developing WordPress plugins;  b) have knowledge and experience with PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery and MySQL and c)…

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Launching NGSS Teacher Training Project

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Eugene Cordero No Comments

  Funded by a grant from All Points North Foundation, a new Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) teacher training program has been launched through San José State University. “Next Generation Science Standards were designed to improve science education for all students, yet many teachers lack training on the new standards and how to implement them,” said…

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New Method for Reducing Carbon Emission: Exceptional Education

Posted on: December 16th, 2015 by Huong Cheng No Comments

In a twist of interesting timing, as the world finally agrees on the need to reduce carbon emissions (COP21), a study is presented at the Fall AGU that demonstrates how education can be as effective a mitigation measure as rooftop solar panels or electric cars.  The results of Cordero, Centeno and Todd (2015) show that…

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Green Ninja Project wins 2014 STEM Innovation Award

Posted on: December 3rd, 2014 by Eugene Cordero No Comments

As reported in the SJSU news, the Green Ninja Project wins a prestigious national award.  Read about it here.  

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6 Reasons to Feel Hopeful About Climate Change in Light of the Recent Election

Posted on: December 1st, 2014 by Kelly Chang No Comments

If you haven’t gotten the chance to read our recent Huffington Post article, here it is! The earth we plan to leave our youth is looking grim. With the recent election, many may feel disillusioned and disheartened about our national government’s capacity to facilitate progress on environmental issues including climate change. However, despite the transition…

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The Green Ninja project has a new home!

Posted on: November 20th, 2014 by Kelly Chang No Comments

Excited about season 2 but missing your favorites from season 1? Or maybe you just want to meet the Green Ninja Team! Come stop by the new, awesome Green Ninja Project office in Tower 109 on San Jose State University’s 24cialisitalia.com campus. We have an awesome staff, some fun new Green Ninja wall decals, and…

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The Green Ninja stops by McKinley elementary’s safe and green Halloween fair!

Posted on: November 13th, 2014 by Kelly Chang No Comments

It was the Friday before all Hallows Eve When McKinley elementary decided to conceive A festival, safe and green Halloween Students inundated the blacktop enthusiastic and keen Tables upon tables with sustainability in mind Games on recycling, carbon footprints, and energy students would find Transforming the school yard into a green dream And the Green…

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Teachers test out the Green Ninja Smart Energy Tracker

Posted on: November 4th, 2014 by Kelly Chang No Comments

As part of the BAESI professional development teacher workshops, teachers had the opportunity to test drive the latest Green Ninja Smart Energy Tracker online platform. Teachers brought their own PG&E energy data and monitored their energy usage over the course of 2 weeks.  The intent was to build teacher competency in the Green Ninja Smart…

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5 facts and tips for a more eco-friendly, green Halloween

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Kelly Chang

I am sure many of us don’t think about the consequences of the plethora of Hershey’s chocolates or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups filling up our seemingly bottomless trick-or-treat pillow case. We  may not think that our Kit-Kat bar has anything to do with climate change, but in fact it does, and it all has to…

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BAESI teacher workshops

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by Kelly Chang No Comments

Teachers are dedicated. Recently, some very dedicated elementary, middle and high school teachers from throughout the Bay Area spent their Saturday attending the first part of the 2 day BAESI professional development workshop put on by San Jose State University professors Dr. Eugene Cordero (http://www.met.sjsu.edu/~cordero/) and Dr. Ellen Metzger (http://www.sjsu.edu/scied/faculty_staff/metzger/). The workshop was held to help…

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