Related Issues and General Outcomes
Should I, as a citizen, respond to globalization?
- accept political, social and environmental responsibilities associated with global citizenship
- examine impacts of globalization on children and youth
- analyze means by which individuals, governments, organizations and businesses in Canada could address the opportunities and challenges of globalization
- develop strategies to demonstrate active, responsible global citizenship
Perspectives on Globalization
- Students will explore the impacts of globalization on their lives.
- Students will assess economic, environmental and other contemporary impacts of globalization.
- Students will assess their roles and responsibilities in a globalizing world.
- Buy Nothing Day
- What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy
- Deconstructing Web Pages
- Hoax? Scholarly Research? Personal Opinion? You Decide!
- Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development
- Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues
- Making Media for Democratic Citizenship
- Celebrities and World Issues
SKILLS AND PROCESSES FOR SOCIAL STUDIES
DIMENSIONS OF THINKING
develop skills of critical thinking and creative thinking:
- evaluate ideas and information from multiple sources
- determine relationships among multiple and varied sources of information
- assess the validity of information based on context, bias, sources, objectivity, evidence or reliability
- analyze current affairs from a variety of perspectives
develop skills of decision making and problem solving:
- describe a plan of action to use technology to solve a problem
- use appropriate tools and materials to accomplish a plan of action
RESEARCH FOR DELIBERATIVE INQUIRY
apply the research process:
- demonstrate proficiency in the use of research tools and strategies to investigate issues
- plan and perform complex searches, using digital sources
- develop, express and defend an informed position on an issue
- select and analyze relevant information when conducting research
Develop skills of media literacy
- assess the authority, reliability and validity of electronically accessed information
- evaluate the validity of various points of view presented in the media
- appraise information from multiple sources, evaluating each source in terms of the author’s perspective or bias and use of evidence
- demonstrate discriminatory selection of electronically accessed information that is relevant to a particular topic