Studies Weekly May 2021

Integrating Technology: Lens on Climate Change: Using Place-Based Learning to Explore Climate Change Effects

by: David Oonk, Erin Leckey, Anne U. Gold, Megan Littrell-Baez, Lesley Smith, Susan Lynds, and Jayme Margo-Schneider

This column shares how teachers use technology for assessment, student learning, or classroom management. This article describes a student-driven approach to learning and communicating about climate change, in which students create a short, documentary-style film about environmental changes in their community. This approach combines science learning with engaging storytelling and artistic elements, which makes it appealing and accessible to different types of learners.


Middle School


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2017Stock # ss17_041_02_86Volume 041Issue 02

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