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Globalization101.org teaches high school students about policy aspects of globalization related to civics, economics, geography and history, without any fees or charges. Globalization101.org provides unbiased, easily understandable information and related lesson plans to teach about cross-disciplinary subjects such as international trade, world-wide health and environmental issues and global technological changes. The site includes 11 in-depth Issue Briefs, more than 70 News Analyses, For Teachers resource section (with lesson plans and an index of alignments to U.S. state standards), Ask the Expert video interviews and a useful links section. The site is currently being translated into Spanish, Chinese and Arabic.
This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-07-20.
The website globalization101.org is an excellent resource that supports teachers and students in learning about topics related to globalization. There are detailed lesson plans on various topics including trade, migration, culture, women, and much more. Each lesson has a detailed lesson plan with objectives, standards, materials, and time. The lessons can be used "as is" or adapted the individual needs of one’s course or student level. The creators of the site and the lessons are looking for teachers to field test the lessons as well as write lessons on other globalization topics. Beyond the lessons for teachers, there are also links that students can access directly to improve their understanding of globalization.