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.
Intercultural Communications is one of three in Global Society unit that explores communication as an essential element for students to understand important cultural components. Students will examine three communication styles: direct/indirect, linear/circular and expressive/restrained. Students will also explore how perceptions of other cultures are influenced by these different communication styles.
1) What is the difference between direct and indirect communication styles?
2) How do linear and circular communication styles relate to direct and indirect communication styles?
3) How do expressive and restrained communication styles affect interactions between people?
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