Why do the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals matter?
Activity 1: Empathy
The Global Mall
Community Impact & Student Agency
Talent/Skills + Target = Impact
Empathy to Impact
in the PYP & ECC
What’s Your Target? 2.0
Units of Inquiry:
1. Identify obvious SDG and target links
2. Identify potential impactful action
1. The Takeaway:
What’s the central idea and enduring understanding?
2. The Why:
Which global competencies & SDG targets support a greater “why” and purpose for the unit?
How will you build deeper empathy & relevance to spark inquiry and help students tune in?
3. The Inquiry:
What line(s) of inquiry are teacher sparked?
What student questions might develop from concepts linked to tuning in and lines of inquiry?
4. The Skills, Criteria, & Standards
What skills and ATLs might be illuminated in the student inquiry?
Extra credit: Which interdisciplinary power standards will best support the learning, inquiry, & unit?
5. The Impact
What could be impactful actions built around the
enhanced PYP demonstrations of action?
6. The Reflection & Assessment:
How could students demonstrate & evaluate their impact & learning by using frameworks for sustainability, global competence, and the BCIS mission?
Extra credit: Identify points of assessment within the inquiry.
ECC Innovation Challenge:
Is it possible to embed global competence, SDGs, & “empathy to impact” fluidly
into a Statement of Intent and organically into a play-based experience? How might you design this?