9th-12th Grade Social Entrepreneurship I
Our high 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.
9th-12th Grade Social Entrepreneurship I is one of three in Global Society unit introducing students to the differences in business entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship. Students will develop an understanding of the elements of microfinance and explore opportunities to participate in a small scale international business in another country that addresses a global issue.
1) What distinguishes social entrepreneurship from business entrepreneurship?
2) What actions, behaviors or dispositions are necessary for a person to be considered a social entrepreneur?
3) What is microfinance lending and how do I get involved in this type of social entrepreneurship?
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