The Global Problem Solvers Series Challenges Students to Tackle World Issues

At the recent ISTE conference, I was excited to be part of the team to help spread the word about the new, Global Problem Solvers: The Series (GPS: The Series), a free educational initiative that introduces adolescents and preteens to real world problem solving through critical thinking, social entrepreneurship, collaboration, and the use of technology. Learners watch a series of cool videos starring a team of teen superheroes who inspire them to solve real world issues like lack of water and education. Each episode is accompanied by a teacher’s guide, storyboards, and scripts. To make sure the series reaches adolescents and teens worldwide, Cisco has made GPS: The Series available in English, Spanish, French and Hindi. Below is just one of the incredible resources, the Anatomy of a Global Problem Solver infographic, which could be used to spark a discussion with students about what it takes to tackle world issues.

Read the full story by

Tags:

RELATED READS
Transforming Classrooms into Thriving Learning Communities with an LMS! My #ISTE18 ItsLearning Keynote Building Community with Get-to-Know You Activities! Baby Savvy’s #ISTE18 Interview with Buncee
We are updating our Privacy Policy, so please make sure you take a minute to review it. As of May 25, 2018 your continued use of our services will be subject to this new Privacy Policy.
Review Privacy Policy OK