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FLEX Big Ideas to Change the World The Class That Helps You Think Bigger 16W3

Explosive Learning Jo Reynolds Life Skill Teachers
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,248)
This 16-week class will teach your student how to think big and develop innovative ideas to make a positive impact on the world.

Class experience

16 lessons//16 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Class 1: Introduction to big ideasIntroduction to Big Ideas
Class 1: Introduction to big ideasDive into the world of innovation and learn how big ideas can transform the globe.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Class 2: Exploring innovative ideasExploring Innovative Ideas
Class 2: Exploring innovative ideasDiscover how groundbreaking ideas are born and how they can address global issues.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Class 3: Understanding the power of creativityThe Power of Creativity
Class 3: Understanding the power of creativityUnleash the creative potential within to solve problems in unique ways.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Class 4: Identifying challenges and opportunitiesChallenges and Opportunities
Class 4: Identifying challenges and opportunitiesLearn to identify global challenges and see them as opportunities for change.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Class 5: Learning to think criticallyCritical Thinking Skills
Class 5: Learning to think criticallyDevelop critical thinking skills to analyze problems and devise effective solutions.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Class 6: Developing original ideasDeveloping Original Ideas
Class 6: Developing original ideasHarness your originality to create unique solutions for real-world challenges.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Class 7: Building problem-solving skillsProblem-Solving Skills
Class 7: Building problem-solving skillsBuild robust problem-solving skills to tackle complex issues confidently.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Class 8: Collaborating with othersCollaborating for Change
Class 8: Collaborating with othersDiscover the strength of collaboration in generating impactful solutions.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Class 9: Effective communication skillsEffective Communication
Class 9: Effective communication skillsMaster the art of communicating your ideas clearly and persuasively.
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Class 10: Researching and testing ideasResearching and Testing Ideas
Class 10: Researching and testing ideasLearn how to research and test your solutions to ensure their effectiveness.
 Week 11
Lesson 11
Class 11: Overcoming obstaclesOvercoming Obstacles
Class 11: Overcoming obstaclesGain strategies to overcome any obstacle in the path of implementing your ideas.
 Week 12
Lesson 12
Class 12: Developing a plan of actionDeveloping a Plan of Action
Class 12: Developing a plan of actionCreate a detailed plan to bring your world-changing idea to life.
 Week 13
Lesson 13
Class 13: Implementing ideasImplementing Ideas
Class 13: Implementing ideasTake actionable steps to implement your ideas and make a tangible impact.
 Week 14
Lesson 14
Class 14: Reflection and evaluationReflection and Evaluation
Class 14: Reflection and evaluationReflect on your journey and evaluate the impact of your ideas.
 Week 15
Lesson 15
Class 15: Sharing ideas with othersSharing Ideas with the World
Class 15: Sharing ideas with othersLearn how to share your ideas to inspire others and amplify your impact.
 Week 16
Lesson 16
Class 16: Making a differenceMaking a Difference
Class 16: Making a differenceCelebrate the journey of becoming a change maker and plan your next steps to continue making a difference.
Throughout the course, students will learn to identify and analyze social and environmental issues, think creatively to develop innovative solutions, and develop the skills necessary to communicate and implement their ideas.
Our instructor, Jonathan, possesses a unique set of skills and experience that make him the perfect fit for teaching the "Big Ideas to Change the World" course. With over 20 years of teaching experience, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a passion for nurturing creativity and critical thinking in learners of all ages.

During his time at university, Jonathan attended numerous courses focusing on social innovation, environmental sustainability, and creative problem-solving. These classes equipped him with the theoretical foundation and practical skills needed to support students in developing their own world-changing ideas.

Jonathan's diverse background includes working as a martial arts expert and performing globally with various circus teams, where he showcased talents such as bubbleology, staff spinning, juggling, and stilt walking. These experiences have honed his ability to think innovatively and foster a dynamic, engaging learning environment.

As a successful serial entrepreneur, Jonathan has extensive knowledge in financial management and investment portfolio management. This expertise allows him to help students identify opportunities for social and environmental change while developing the skills necessary to bring their big ideas to life.

Jonathan's comprehensive experience, diverse background, and academic foundation in relevant subjects make him an exceptional instructor for guiding students through the process of thinking bigger, developing innovative solutions, and making a positive impact on the world.
Homework Offered
Each week, learners will complete a project related to the topic covered in class. Projects may be completed individually or in groups, and will take approximately 1-2 hours per week. Students will also be expected to read articles and watch videos related to the topic.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Learner progress will be assessed through regular feedback and guidance from the teacher. There will be no formal grades or tests.
Grades Offered
This course requires no prior experience. No content or safety warnings apply.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): https://www.unep.org/
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): https://www.ipcc.ch/
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): https://www.epa.gov/
National Geographic: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/
World Wildlife Fund (WWF): https://www.worldwildlife.org/
The Nature Conservancy: https://www.nature.org/
Greenpeace: https://www.greenpeace.org/usa/
Climate Reality Project: https://www.climaterealityproject.org/
Earthjustice: https://earthjustice.org/
Union of Concerned Scientists: https://www.ucsusa.org/
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,248)
Explosive Learning specialises in Life Skills classes that:

* Develop essential life skills rarely taught in schools
* Improve wellbeing by helping make kids happy and active
* Increase confidence through performance skills
* Are great fun to... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $399 for all content
16 pre-recorded lessons
16 weeks of teacher feedback
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1 year of access to the content

Ages: 15-18

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