Global Citizen Kelowna is proud to present Global School House for Grade 6 students in the Central Okanagan. At the Global Schoolhouse, students will experience what life might be like at a school in a developing country.
Local nongovernmental organizations create school rooms where students are engaged about life in developing countries through interactive presentations that stimulate senses and move emotional meters. The presentations are designed to simulate developing country settings that will raise awareness and educate the students about issues of health, child labour, gender, and the lack of resources in many developing countries.
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Students learn about barriers to education and gain a global perspective through the eyes of their peers in developing nations. The UN Millennium Development goals will be highlighted throughout the sessions.
5CS of taking action
It is clear that youth change makers will not always go through the action process in a linear fashion from A-Z, so we have grouped these skills and habits of mind into ED-ucation Publishing's "5 Cs of Taking Action".
GOAL: Students will use their curiosity and creativity to create change. Demonstrating their caring and compassionate character, they will go through the action cycle by connecting, collecting, collaborating, creating and communicating in order to make social change.
The following 5 page document enables teachers to implement a program that further explores the concepts within A is for Action: The ABCs of Taking Action. It provides scaffolded learning experiences that help students gain the skills and knowledge to take sustained and meaningful action.
NOTE: The worksheet on Page 4 includes fillable forms, so students can complete the work on the PDF, save it, and return it to their teacher. Let's be green together and try not to waste so much paper.