Elaborate Step 4.2: Make the changes
Suggested Subject Area: Environmental Education/Literacy
To provide students with opportunities to:
You will need:
Set goals and take action in class teams. Students might:
Define the roles of each team. Students then vie for their preferred positions based on the skills they believe they possess. Once ideas have been decided on teams begin the task of organising their projects.
Explore the wide range of ways to inform others about what you are doing. Create posters, pamphlets or books to help others understand what to possibly change, how to be change agents and change things at the school.
Hold a class meeting in front of parents, friends and the Principal where students demonstrate their understandings of how to be a more sustainable school, adapt to a changing climate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to a changing climate.
Brainstorm how you can make others in the school community aware of your researched proposal, idea, design or campaign while receiving feedback on the school community’s level of awareness of sustainability, adaptation ideas and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Student writing or drawing samples in their posters, pamphlets or books to help others understand what to possibly change, how to be change agents and change things at the school may provide information about student learning.