World Bank and Globalization
Students define and describe the role of the World Bank in promoting economic development. They assess the benefits and potential damages to development programs. They evaluate how the World Bank has influenced developing countries.
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Unit on International Monetary Fund and World Bank
Learners explore the purpose of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In this global issues lesson, students participate in a role play activity that requires them to make funding decisions as members of the World Bank....
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
International Trade and Exchange
Your class members will begin this great instructional activity on the interests of international free trade and exchange by participating in an exciting hands-on simulation. They will then proceed to read a comic book on the topic and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Teaching Guide on Local and Global Transitional Justice
The Road to Peace introduces learners to the concept of transitional justice, a process where nations examine the causes of conflict, identify abuses, and use this information to develop a plan to transition to a society that upholds...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The History Blueprint: The Cold War (World)
How and why was the Cold War fought? A carefully crafted, inquiry-based unit covers seven major topics: the roots of the Cold war, decolonization and nationalism, the three-world order, American foreign policy, American domestic policy,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Marshall Plan: The Vision of a Family of Nations
The European Recovery Act (aka the Marshall Plan) was designed to bring together and develop a spirit of cooperation among European nations after World War II. Class members examine the materials from the Marshall Plan exhibit and assess...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Globalization and Trade and Poverty
Can we eradicate extreme poverty with globalization? How far can the planet support a growing global industry? High schoolers watch an engaging video about some of the most important questions in the economic world today—and view some of...
9 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The 'Capital' of the World
Students are introduced to the purpose of the World Bank and its president Paul Wolfowitz. After reading an article, they work together to complete a writing exercise in which they use primary source documents to state their viewpoint. ...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History