Marlies Tumolo, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Education Specialist discussed what would be the best way to talk about climate change? She poses if you’ve ever felt unsure if your message is clear and connecting to your students or audiences? Effectively communicating complex issues involves sound science and an element of artistry. The FrameWorks Institute interviewed over 18,000 Americans and conducted multiple experiments on the topic of communicating climate change to identify the “frames” or messaging strategies, which are most likely to help the public understand that:
Throughout this presentation Ms. Tumolo discusses how you can use these simple, clear, and effective messages to communicate climate change in your classroom and beyond!
Marlies Tumolo grew up in Falls Church, VA. She earned a B.A. in Child Development and a B.A. in Psychology from San Francisco State University and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University. After graduation she spent 5 years teaching abroad in Mexico and Thailand. Marlies is currently working as a National Education Specialist for NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries where she works on informal and formal education programs. Marlies is the education representative on the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Climate Team where she focuses on creating climate change education & communication trainings and products. She is a certified climate interpreter through the National Network of Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI).
Last updated: 10/28/21
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