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
High schoolers explore the purpose of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. In this global issues instructional activity, students participate in a role play activity that requires them to make funding decisions as members...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review 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
International Trade and Exchange
Your class members will begin this great 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 complete guided...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
Globalization I - The Upside
Invite your learners to consider how technological advancements and increased trade and travel have affected the development of our world community, and the drastic shifts in culture and lifestyle that have occurred as a result of...
11 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
Big Ideas That Changed The World : Democracy (Part 4/5)
Power shifts back from the polling stations to the market place in part four as the series looks at the optimism and democratic progress of the 1960s and 70s and the counter revolution of the 80s. The strong labor leanings of the...
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History