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 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.
Class surveys shared, filled out and responses posted on the forum.
Teachers register on the MY HERO Website.
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.
Nine-year-old Milo Cress is concerned about the millions of straws that pollute waterways, waste fossil-fuel resource and harm ocean creatures.
Respond to questions - classes’ answers posted online in forum.
What did students think about the film? How can they make a difference?
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
Short Films that Introduce MY HERO
A short video overview of registering and starting a classroom project in the new MY HERO Teacher's Room.
Educator's Quickstart Guide with Direct Links to MY HERO Resources
Tutorials on How to Create Story, Art, Film, and Audio Pages on MY HERO
Essay to Share with Students about How to Choose a Hero
Calendar and Monthly Lesson Plan Resource Links
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