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Education - Social studies resources (Secondary)

A guide to materials in the library and on the internet that would be useful to Alberta Social Studies teachers in Junior and Senior High Schools

Perspectives on globalization

Keywords and subjects to use when searching the catalogue: globalization, international trade, fair trade, consumerism, sustainability,  culture and globalization.

 

Teaching about Globalization

Authorized textbooks

Key Issue To what extent should we embrace globalization? Key Outcome; Students will understand, assess and respond to the complexities of globalization.
Related Issues 1. To what extent should globalization shape identity? 
Key Issue To what extent should we embrace globalization? Key Outcome; Students will understand, assess and respond to the complexities of globalization.
Related Issues 2.To what extent should contemporary society respond to the legacies of historical globalization? 
Key Issue To what extent should we embrace globalization? Key Outcome; Students will understand, assess and respond to the complexities of globalization.
Related Issues 3. To what extent does globalization contribute to sustainable prosperity for all people? 

 

Lesson examples

Fair Trade: This video shows a teacher in England introducing a lesson about fair trade by having students think about 'what's fair' in their own lives.

Relevant resources

Key Issue To what extent should we embrace globalization? Key Outcome; Students will understand, assess and respond to the complexities of globalization.
Related Issues 4.To what extent should I, as a citizen, respond to globalization? 

Lesson Ideas

Interesting support resources

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