Mention the word ''globalization'' and it''s sure to stir deep passions today... especially when media sound bites and public misconceptions define the issue. So how does a time-starved teacher give this important topic its rightful place in the high school classroom? ''Focus'' on Bringing the Global Economy Direct to Your Students. Now high school teachers can harness the power of 12 mind-expanding lesson plans to frame the globalization debate in terms any student can understand. With hands-on activities that cover the key concepts from trade to the environment to outsourcing and everything in between you''ll have a balanced set of tools that give your students the skills to compete in the global economy. Your Starting Point: ''The Debate Over Globalization'' An introductory article gives high school teachers a solid grounding in the key elements of globalization. Filled with must-know vocabulary, insightful analysis and eye-opening historical references, this essay quickly gets you up to speed on the issues, and makes a great background reader for motivated students. Next, you''ll have 12 supplemental lesson plans that can be integrated into your global studies course, across your social studies curriculum, or infused into your marketing and business programs. Loaded with thought-provoking activities, each lesson plan includes handouts, visuals, background readings and step-by-step procedures so you can deliver a flawless lesson, every time. Supplements That Support Your Lesson Plans But your teaching doesn''t stop with the lessons. Links to supplemental materials and resources help you extend the activities and squeeze more learning from each lesson. Plus, updated data and key information sources are at your fingertips, so you can cover this important topic quickly and efficiently. Give Your Students the Skills to Succeed in the Globalized Workforce Your students are about to enter an increasingly interconnected global economy. But ''globalization'' shouldn''t be a bad word to them.
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The Council for Economic Education envisions a world in which people are empowered through economic and financial literacy to make informed and responsible choices throughout their lives as consumers, savers, investors, workers, citizens, and participants in our global economy.
Some of the areas in K-12 education we publish in include:
- Establishing and building credit
- Managing personal finances
- Understanding economics on a local, national, and global level
- Using economics in other subject areas: Social Studies, Geography, History, etc.
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