The Euro Zone
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.
"The Euro Zone" is one of three in a Global Economy unit. Students will explore the increasing economic dependency between countries, their financial institutions, and the movement of goods and services. Students will study the Euro Zone and bartering, relating these concepts to selected social entrepreneurship regions of study.
1) How are the economies around the world similar to and different from the economy in United States?
2) Why is it important to understand other countries’ economies and how do their economies affect the United States?
3) What is the Euro?
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