67 Minutes of ACTivism, Empowering Young Voices Through Accessible Technology
Participate and share : Poster
Tuesday, December 1, 1:30–2:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Empower young minds to take action through the use of accessible technology, and bring back the "ACT" in activism and break down "slacktivism." In this challenge-based learning session, discover how to take various movies and/or books and base a social justice program around them.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty|
|Attendee devices:||Devices not needed|
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Attendee's will be selecting the technology or software that is applicable to the programme they design, so no specific download is required.
This session can also run across all/any devices.
|Topic:||Student agency, choice & voice|
|Subject area:||Social studies, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Each participant will leave the session being able to adapt a historical fiction movie or novel and run a challenge-based learning programme. They will be able to adapt the material and use it as an anchor point for both technology integration and solving a social injustice in their context. Encouraging real activism in the real world – making a real difference.
If the ISTE Platform can facilitate Breakaway groups
Introduction and storytelling of how this programme has been implemented already and succeeded
Group project – design a Challenge-Based programme with a focus on a social injustice.
Wrap-up and group reflection and sharing of ideas
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