Lesson 5: Lesson Examples (Preview)

ExplanationOverview

The aim of this lesson is to provide participants with practical examples of how systems thinking tools are being used in a variety of classroom contexts.

Participants will be provided with a video examples of the system thinking tools being used in MS/HS classes. After analyzing the lesson, participants will the be asked to evaluate the impact of the tools in meeting lesson objectives.

Essential Question: How can the systems thinking tools broaden our perspective and enrich teaching and learning?

Outcome: Examine how sustainability perspectives and systems thinking tools can be integrated into teaching and learning

AssignmentAssignment

  1. WATCH: MS Lesson Example (in the resources section below)
  2. IN YOUR WORKBOOK:
    • 5(a) Evaluate the use of the system triangle game in this lesson and write your evaluation
    • 5(b) Formulate questions that you would like to ask the students and teacher of this class
  3. WATCH: HS Lesson Example (in the resources section below)
  4. IN YOUR WORKBOOK:
    • 5(c)Evaluate the use of the compass in this lesson and write your evaluation
    • 5(d) Formulate questions that you would like to ask the students and teacher of this class
    • 5(e) Reflect on the essential question of this lesson: How can the systems thinking tools broaden our perspective and enrich teaching and learning?
  5. WATCH: ES lesson example (in the resources section below)
  6. IN YOUR WORKBOOK
    • 5(f) Reflect on the use of systems thinking tools in this class.
    • 5(g) What opportunities and/or challenges do you see for using one or more systems thinking tools in your setting?

ResourcesResources

MS Lesson Example

HS Lesson Example

ES Lesson Example

Assessment

This assignment is checked for completion only and feedback is not given at this stage

 

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