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MY HERO Learning Circle Participants: 5 Week Session

An Introduction to MY HERO and iEARN Learning Circles

The MY HERO Global Learning Circles is a partnership with iEARN (International Education and Resource Network)


MY HERO Learning CIrcles
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MY HERO Learning Circle Timeline - 5 Week Session

Week 1: Opening the Circle

Introduction to the collaboration centre and the MY HERO website.

 

Teachers share a photo of themself with class in their classroom to post on the project forum in the collaboration centre.

Week 2:

Class surveys shared, filled out and responses posted on the forum.

Teachers register on the MY HERO Website.

Week 3:

 

Participants share results of surveys with their class.

 

Each class posts 2 open ended questions about heroes and one question about their school or community on the forum.

 

Watch the film The Last Straw about Milo Cress who was concerned about the millions of straws that pollute waterways and harm ocean creatures. With the help of friends, he convinces restaurants to "go straw-free. Milo takes his fight all the way to Capitol Hill.

The Last Straw

Lynne Cherry

Nine-year-old Milo Cress is concerned about the millions of straws that pollute waterways, waste fossil-fuel resource and harm ocean creatures. 



Week 4:

 

Respond to questions - classes’ answers posted online in forum.

 

What did students think about the film? How can they make a difference?



Week 5:

Students post a few sentences about who their personal hero is in The MY HERO Project Guestbook. https://myhero.com/guestbook

Concluding posts, teachers/students say goodbye and Circle closes.

Teachers fill out post project survey.

 

 

Links to MY HERO Website and Resources


MY HERO Website
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MY HERO Teachers Room
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Short Films that Introduce MY HERO 


Short Video about the MY HERO Project

The MY HERO Short Promo
Credit: The MY HERO Project

A short video overview of registering and starting a classroom project in the new MY HERO Teacher's Room.

Teachers Room
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Educator's Quickstart Guide with Direct Links to MY HERO Resources


Educator's Quickstart Guide
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Tutorials on How to Create Story, Art, Film, and Audio Pages on            MY HERO


Using the Create Program to Publish Original Artwork

By: Laura Nietzer
Tutorial for Students

Using the Create Program to Upload and Publish Audio

By: Laura Nietzer
Tutorial for Students

Use the Create Program to Upload Films and Videos

By: Laura Nietzer
Tutorial For Students

How to Use the Create Program to Write and Submit a Story

By: Laura Nietzer
Tutorial for Students

Essay to Share with Students about How to Choose a Hero


Link to an Essay to Share with Students before Choosing their Hero

How Should we Choose our Heroes Essay
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Calendar and Monthly Lesson Plan Resource Links


Link to Curated Lesson Plan Resources to Use Throughout the School Year

Teachers Room Lesson Plan Organizer
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Additional Resource Links


UN Sustainable Development Goals
Credit: UN
ECA Virtual Exchange Toolkit
Credit: Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs

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