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.
Urbanization is one of four in Global Economy unit examining cultural and environmental impacts of people moving from rural areas to cities in Spanish-, Chinese- and Arabic-speaking countries. Students will analyze positive and negative effects of urbanization on the cultural dimension of collectivism and family structure.
1) How do Spanish-speaking cultural dimensions affect urban living?
2) What are the effects of urbanization on the people of China?
3) How does urbanization affect the Chinese cultural dimension of collectivism?
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