Are you an educator? Want to help your students develop global competencies through international collaborations? Become part of one of the largest global movements that inspire students around the world to learn, collaborate and work towards developing solutions to one of the most pressing environmental issues of all time.
DeforestACTION provides an array of educational resources that help students engage in meaningful, global collaborative problem-solving by exploring the global issue of deforestation. Browse through the resources located in the left hand tabs. These resources are designed to incorporate a variety of social media and online technology tools, allowing students to become empowered by taking real action on the planet they will inherit while cultivating 21st century skills like teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking.
Teacher Resources – Looking for quick ways to introduce DeforestACTION in the classroom? Check out these starter activities;
DeforestACTION is a project of TakingITGlobal for Educators (TIGed). TIGed hosts community of globally-minded educators interested in empowering their students to think and act as world citizens, a collection of resources that facilitate the inclusion of global perspectives in the classroom, and a virtual classroom that allows students to use collaborative technology in order to connect with people from around the world and learn about global issues. For more information, visit www.tiged.org.
Teachers: Sign up your school!
By signing up to DeforestACTION below, you will automatically receive a School Hub and access to create a free online DeforestACTION Virtual Classroom to engage your students!