Teaching Global Impact will necessarily involve a lot of exposition (reading, videos, lectures) and discussion or reflective writing in which students process, respond to, and reinforce what they’re learning.
However, there is still plenty of room for creative project-based learning around the impacts of computing, and even for inquiry-based or problem-based learning — especially when it comes to the global impact of data science!
Watch this space for examples of project-based and inquiry-based lesson ideas, along with some insights into how the curriculum projects contributing to Teach Global Impact approached the challenge of developing active, engaging Impact content.
In the meantime, we recommend the following to help you create great lessons:
- Directory of project-based learning resources created or curated by the Buck Institute for Education (BIE)