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.
Conflict is one of five in Global Politics unit examining conflicts in Chinese- and Arabic-speaking countries. Students will explore the China-Taiwan and China-Tibet relationships from different perspectives and analyze role of the United States in these controversies. The history, causes, and effects of the Arab Spring will be studied, as well as the current status of these revolutions.
1) What are the differing perspectives with regard to the China, Taiwan and Tibet controversies?
2) What were the events, causes, locations and resolutions of the Arab Spring?
3) How did technology play a role in the Arab Spring?
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