January 21, 2007:Hodgson DAY FOR SOCIAL STUDIES COLLBORATION. One favourite teaching strategy that worked well in Semester I Related Issue Three: To what extent does globalizati on contribute to sustainabl e prosperity for all people? Commanding Heights allows teachers and students to explore economic globalization in “bite size chunks” students are introduced to a complex topic through stories, historical events, countries, key individuals and ideas. Website: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/index.html http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/story/index.html o 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/timemap/index.html o 3.5, 3.6 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/countries/index.html o 3.6 comparison by county including HDI(wellbeing) http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/people/index.html o 3.7 select a county, then a person and get a perspective or a point of view o For example Canada: NAOMI KLEIN- interview a well know anti-globalization activist, author and film maker http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/commandingheights/lo/ideas/index.html o 3.8 ideas, policy, ideology Unit Two: Overview | Poland & Bolivia | Shock Therapy & Economic Indicators | Russia "Shock Therapy" in Latin America and Eastern Europe Overview Students will use materials from Commanding Heights Online to understand how the tools of the modern world economy have been used in attempts to strengthen developing economies in crisis. They will explore the reasons why economies fail, what approaches have been tried to reverse economic downturns, and the ways in which these approaches have succeeded and failed. They will be challenged to understand why measures that succeed in one place fail in others. They will consider perspectives on these phenomena offered by various political leaders and economic policy makers and be encouraged to draw their own conclusions. Objectives for this Unit By the end of this Unit, students will be able to: Identify the conditions and events that can trigger a severe economic downturn; Describe four approaches available to policy makers to address sagging economies swiftly; Identify some of the complex factors contributing to the success or failure of "shock therapy" economic reform; Explain why lessons garnered from one context might or might not be applicable to another; Articulate the tradeoffs between the benefits and costs of opening up domestic markets to the global economy; Discuss the limitations of standard economic indicators as clear measures of policy outcomes. Unit Two: Overview | Poland & Bolivia | Shock Therapy & Economic Indicators | Russia A. A list of Sources for useful ARTICLES(envelope) B. http://walrusmagazine.com/ http://www.walrusmagazine.com/articles/2006.03-society-canada-multiculturism/ http://www.walrusmagazine.com/archives/2007.11/ C. , WEBSITES….SOME….too much work to review all Environment/sustainability Economics Poverty http://earthday.net/footprint/index_reset.asp?pid=588952 905432555 http://archives.cbc.ca/IDC-1-75-13908682/science_technology/great_lakes_pollution/ http://www.foe.co.uk http://www.finpipe.com/interest.htm http://thetake.org/index.cfm http://www.naomiklein.org/shock-doctrine/short-film http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/key/global.htm http://www1.worldbank.org/economicpolicy/globalizat ion/index.html http://www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/thewto_e.htm http://www.campaign2000.ca/ http://www.lsf-lst.ca/ http://www.makepovertyhistory.org/ http://www.globalissues.org/TradeRelated/Poverty.as p http://www.freethechildren.com/index.php Pop culture/Ads http://www.wsu.edu/~amerstu/pop/ads.html http://select.nytimes.com/2006/10/20/opinion/20talkingpoi nts.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all&oref=slogin terrorism http://www.ijtihad.org/globalterror.htm Globalization/ anti-globalization Views http://www.globalpolicy.org/globaliz/cultural/2003/060 3globalopinion.htm http://www.cartoonstock.com/newscartoons/directory /a/antiglobalization.asp http://yaleglobal.yale.edu/display.article?id=4805 http://www.anti-marketing.com/anti-globalization.html http://gale.cengage.com/OpposingViewpoints/ Outsourcing http://www.indiawebdevelopers.com/Outsourcing/default. asp Alternatives to Globalization http://www.oneworld.org/ Globalization and Democracy http://www.sociology.emory.edu/globalization/issues 05.html Multiculturalism http://www.mta.ca/faculty/arts/canadian_studies/english/a bout/multi/#attitudes Cornell note taking http://www.eleven21.com/notetaker/ writing http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index.htm Citizenship/immigration http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/resources/publications/l ook/index.asp http://www.7thfloormedia.com/ourwork/showcase/yo uthlinks.html D. YouTube sites Invisible Children: http://youtube.com/watch?v=qds5MQCqWnk RI#4 Free the Children http://youtube.com/watch?v=_Lj1I04zlGg RI#4 From Inconvenient Truth: http://youtube.com/watch?v=NS6UHfzhm5c RI#3 Global warming view points http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gnt3FWToSWs RI#3 Texico Oil http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLzelMyjBOw RI#3 Linda McQuig part 1 of 4http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8E28nvGL8HU RI#1 Naomi Klein Part 1 of 6 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yViSN71ftl4 RI#1 No Logo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI0itS3gQFU RI#1 Noam Chomsky on globalization. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdYwAXZh0ME&feature=related RI#1 BBC’s Hard Talk: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMmYreBTWFo RI#1 New Feature from COA News http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6HRt1bH_dw&feature=related RI#1 This is a "Persistence Hunt" of a Male Kudu, by tribesman of the San on the Kalahari Desert of Africa. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wI-9RJi0Qo RI#1 October Crisis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIcefCi5TZQ RI #1 or 2 CBC A Lost Heritage: Canada's Residential Schools: http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-70692/disasters_tragedies/residential_schools/ Bill 101 http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-73-1297/politics_economy/bill101/ Road to Bilingualism http://archives.cbc.ca/300c.asp?IDCat=71&IDDos=101&IDLan=1&IDMenu=71 Concentration to Convergence: Media Ownership in Canada http://archives.cbc.ca/IDD-1-73790/politics_economy/concentration_press/ Herouxville, QC is ground zero in the battle over how much accommodation of religious difference is reasonable, and required htp://www.cbc.ca/national/blog/video/immigrationdiversity/identity_crisis.html The Current: Mixed Blessings http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/mixedblessings/ E. DVD titles, Great Moments of the 20th Century 1900-200 The Take RI#3 Water RI#4 Invisible Children RI#4 Hank Williams First Nation RI#1 Tsotsi RI#1 Walmart The high cost of low pricing RI#3 The US vs. John Lennon RI#4 The Pursuit of Happiness RI#3 Born into Brothels RI#3 or 4 Shake Hands with the Devil RI# 2 or 4 Hotel Rwanda RI#2 or 4 F. 10:30 am to 10:45: Health Break and Networking 1. 10:45 am – 12:00 pm: Small Group Discussion and Review of January Final Exams. Each participating teacher is asked to bring: Seven copies of the final exam used by your class/school. Please include both the M C section and any Written Response questions you had your students do. This is an opportunity to review the strengths and areas needing revision based on experience of this first round of student writing. Questions to be addressed by the groups: A. Do the test items address the desired student outcomes in the Program of Studies? B. Do the questions measure student understanding of the concepts? C. What proportion of the Final Exam addresses factual content? 2. 12:00 – 12:45 pm: Lunch will be provided at the E C 3. 12:45 pm – 2:45 pm: Small Group discussions to begin looking at the upcoming curriculum material for Social 20-1 and 20-2 to be implemented in September ‘08. Groups will be assigned a particular RI on which to focus. (Grade 9 and 10 only teachers could meet separately and do the same work only applied to their Curric) Teachers are asked to bring a copy of the Program of Studies Student Outcomes for grade 11 Social Discussion questions to be addressed: A. How might you teach the particular RI your group is assigned? B. What are the ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS for this RI? What do you want your students to know and understand at the end of the semester? C. Possible resources one could use? D. What from the “old curriculum” could be brought into this material? E. What big “Critical Challenges” could be used in this RI? 4. 2:45 pm – 3:00 pm: Re-convene as a large group for specific school departments to sign up for future work on a specific R I. JUNE 23: EXAM WEEK DAY FOR COLLABORATION ON BOTH GRADE 10 AND GRADE 11 SOCIAL. Agenda will evolve from the teacher work done on January 21.