This professional learning opportunity focuses on the UN. Sustainable Development Goals #11 and 12, Sustainable Cities and Communities diving deeply into the choices we make around Responsible Production and Consumption while bringing together K-12 educators in LA County who want to further explore:
Teachers and students co-create productive, respectful, and sustainable cultures/practices that begin in the classroom and extend into local and global communities. This program will support educators in creating classroom practices that emphasize student agency, promote asset-based instructional practices, and contribute to global sustainable development goals.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for current K-12 Classroom Teachers in California. This course is specifically designed to help teachers both understand and better prepare their students for a changing economy which offers space for choices around entrepreneurship, employment, and consumerism that aligns with values for sustainable and engaged communities. Participants are asked to share their classroom environment and identify impact for their pedagogical practices. Participants will benefit most when they have space in their classrooms/curricula to introduce questions on sustainability, incorporate design thinking, and explore the topics we include with their students.
Course Materials: Participants will be provided course readings, invited to listen to podcasts, and explore more detail from digital articles.
This course was created to complement the signature course for the California Global Education Project's course EDC-X714T Teaching for Sustainable Communities: Empowering Ecoliterate Global Citizens.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.
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