The Dean Witter Foundation Reports

Our thanks to The Dean Witter Foundation — supporting innovation and leadership in K-12 education and conservation — for making these reports possible.

IslandWood

IslandWood

05/20/2016

Located on Bainbridge Island in Washington State is a 255-acre outdoor learning center called IslandWood. In this report you’ll meet Dr. John Haskin, Senior Vice President for Education at [read more]
The Nature Journal Club

The Nature Journal Club

04/25/2016

Did you know that drawing can improve memory and brain functions, strengthen observation skills and enhance creativity? My guest on this report is John Muir Laws, founder and host of The Bay Area [read more]
Ocean Ambassadors

Ocean Ambassadors

04/21/2016

Bay Area middle school students and their teachers can learn about marine science from a state-of-the-art research and working animal hospital. My guest is Sara Weisberg, Ocean Ambassadors educator [read more]
Pepperwood Preserve

Pepperwood Preserve

04/07/2016

We recently sat down with Sandi Funke, the Education Director at Pepperwood Preserve in Sonoma County, to learn about one of their environmental education programs: SCENIQ, “Students Conducting [read more]
Ocean Explorers

Ocean Explorers

03/31/2016

Explore. Discover. Protect. That’s the mission of MARE, Marine Applied Research & Exploration. We recently met with their Executive Director Dirk Rosen and Operations Engineer Rick Botman to [read more]
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