World Savvy Classrooms combines ongoing support for educators with impactful classroom activities to transform learning in the classroom. The program is divided into four components:
Professional Development Workshops - Ongoing
Initial workshop focused on the global theme that will prepare educators to embed the theme into their curriculum using project-based learning, art, and media.
Follow-up workshop on project design and development.
Supplemental webinars, differentiated based on the educator’s experience with World Savvy.
Educator Consulting - October - January
Support for the development of a World Savvy project for students and integration of the theme into the classroom.
One-on-one consulting sessions and remote support.
Educators partner with Professional Learning Facilitators.
Youth Engagement - October - March
In-class support from Professional Learning Facilitators to engage students and assist in the development of Knowledge-to-Action (K2A) plans.
Launch Workshop designed to introduce students to World Savvy and the annual theme.
Additional workshops that fit into the teacher’s curriculum.
World Savvy Festival - Spring
Culminating event for students to share the projects they have created with peers, parents and the community.
Students can choose to compete for prizes in the Challenge competition, or display their work in a non-competitive Showcase event.
Students can choose to submit a website, exhibit, documentary, film (mockumentary, stop- motion, animation etc.), visual art (2D, 3D, multimedia, etc.) or do a live performance (spoken word, dance, music, skit etc.).