8th Grade Social Entrepreneurship I
Our middle school Global Gateway curriculum is designed to provide you and your students with essential attitudes, skills and knowledge for global citizenship, while exploring the complexity of current global issues. Through embedded social entrepreneurship principles, it promotes an understanding of the student as an active participant in the world, with an important role and crucial responsibilities.
The curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards, P21 Standards - 21st Century Skills, National Educational Technology Standards, and Career Technical Education Standards and organized in the following six main themes: Global Society, Global Geography, Global Environment, Global Education, Global Economy, Global Politics.
"8th Grade Social Entrepreneurship I" is one of three in a Global Society unit. Students will explore the connectedness of the world’s people, examining world religions and pop culture. Students will be introduced to the concept of social entrepreneurship and will think through solutions to global issues.
1) What is microfinance?
2) What are the different needs microfinance can address?
3) How do I get involved in microfinance?
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