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Welcome to the Digital Promise Challenge Institute! Here you will join educators from around the world to investigate the big idea of powerful learning, identify pressing challenges, and design sustainable solutions.
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Tuesday, July 9 • 10:15am - 11:25am
Students Save the World: Design Thinking and the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

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Do you and your students want to make a difference in your community? Join us for a session about using design and making to address local issues of global importance. Drawing upon the processes and practices used in the Learning Studios and MY World 360º programs, participants will learn about the UN Sustainable Development goals, pick an issue they care about, and create a path for designing something that takes positive action on that issue in their community. Participants will leave the session with resources to facilitate purposeful making and design with their students.

Related Micro-credentials:
Designing for 21st Century Global Problem Solving
Communication for Global Action Using Technology
Knowledge to Action Projects

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Elyse Gainor

Program Manager, Learning Experience Design, Digital Promise
Prior to joining Digital Promise, Elyse worked at Vital Voices Global Partnership, where she supported the VVLead Fellowship Program, a capacity-building fellowship for women leaders across the globe. Her work on the VVLead Fellowship Program included managing and producing online... Read More →
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Lisa Jobson

Project Director, 360 Story Lab, Digital Promise
Prior to joining Digital Promise Global, Lisa held numerous roles at iEARN-USA from 1997-2016, including Executive Director and Chief Program Officer.  In addition to overseeing program and technology strategy, implementation, and new initiatives, she helped to launch and manage... Read More →

Tuesday July 9, 2019 10:15am - 11:25am PDT
Laguna B