EncouraGINg Impact > EncouraGINg Action
The action of one object coming forcibly into contact with another
A marked effect or influence
Have a strong effect on someone or something
The fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim
A thing done
The way in which something works or moves
Impact: A strong effect, forcible change, or benefit to the environment, the economy, society, culture, public policy or services, health, happiness, and wellbeing beyond the classroom.
Activity: Action & Impact Walkabout
We cannot successfully implement the SDGs by 2030 in isolation
Implement: Put a decision, plan, agreement, or action into effect.
Activities: SDG Alphabet,
SDG Dance, & SDG Interactions Mingle
Global Competence is the key to a
Why do we need global competence?
to live harmoniously in multicultural communities
to thrive in a changing labor market
to use media platforms effectively and responsibly
Competence: The ability to do something successfully or efficiently.
& walk the walk.
The Sustainability Compass helps to examine local & global issues
Activity: Mini School Self-Assessments
To deeply understand the perspectives of others, think like a historian & actively listen
Activity: Flash Town Hall Interview
To engage effectively & appropriately across cultures,
utilize the cultural iceberg
Activity: Deep Culture Vlogs
What’s Your Target(s)?
Talent(s) + Target(s) =Vocation
Vocation is one’s response to a call from outside of oneself to use one’s strengths and gifts to make the world a better place through service, creativity, and leadership.
The concept of vocation rests on the belief that life is about more than me.
Talent + Target = Vocation
Activity: Vocation Venn Diagram & Graffiti Wall
Your Global Impact Toolkit:
17 Skills for 17 Goals (Level 1)
2: The Power of Observation
As we walk around campus, use your senses, power of observation, & the UN SDGs to identify five or more potential issues you observe in the community. What do you observe? What are you wondering?
3: Active Listening
& Reflective Questioning
4: Root Cause & Needs Analysis
The deepest-level cause of a problem is called the root cause: The root cause is “the why at the bottom” that sets in motion the entire cause-and-effect chain causing the problem(s). It’s important to involve the local community in both the root cause analysis and then in a needs analysis to personalize and outline next steps.
5. Craft Your Mission
& Impact/ Action Plan
6. Tell Your Story, Make Your Pitch, Deliver Your Mission,
Global Youth Media
Use media platforms effectively and responsibly…
Media Skills Flash Stations:
Interviewing, videography, audio, editing
Interviewing frameworks: TLH, SDGs, OOTB cards
Videography: Framing, types of shots, static/dynamic, B-roll
Audio: Mics, voice and expression, headphones, levels, environmental noise, soundscapes
Editing: Storyboard footage, elements of a story, transitions
Media Teams: Roles and responsibilities
Publishing: Global Youth Media Member Stations (Voice Lab and Futures Public Radio)