Challenge-Based Learning on Climate Change: A Mini-MOOC
TakingITGlobal’s Challenge-based Learning on Climate Change mini-course will prepare you to bring environmental education to life across STEMx subjects, with a engaging learning approach linked to real-world opportunities for action. You’ll gain a clear understanding of the basics behind climate change science by exploring videos from leading experts in the field, and explore what it means to bring a Challenge-based Learning approach to your pedagogy. You will be challenged to create and share a lesson plan or activity to incorporate into your teaching, and have the opportunity to learn from and help shape the ideas of your classmates across the globe. We can’t wait to learn with you — get started today by clicking the enroll link to your right!
Mini-Course and Registration Schedule:
This mini-course is self-paced and can be started upon enrollment.
Instructor: Michael Furdyk — TakingITGlobal
TakingITGlobal provides innovative global education programs that empower youth to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges. Often described as a “social network for social good,” the award-winning www.tigweb.org is available in 13 languages and offers a diverse set of educational resources and action tools intended to inspire, inform and involve. The community provides over 4 million visitors each year with opportunities to learn, grow and realize their potential.
About Michael Furdyk
Michael Furdyk is the Co-founder of TakingITGlobal. In the past, he turned his interest in technology into several successful online companies, including MyDesktop.com, which sold to Internet.com in 1999. In 2008, he was named by Contribute Magazine as one of 10 Tech Revolutionaries Redefining the Power and Face of Philanthropy. Michael has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, presented at TED, and was named one of Teen People’s “Twenty Teens that will Change the World.”