Lesson #1: To define globalization and identify the impact of globalization in one’s own life.
*Prior to the 1st class students will have completed the first 2 assigned readings. *Teacher will introduce the subject of globalization by identifying 10 ways in which globalization has impacted his/her daily life and how this has been both beneficial and at times fearful. In the backround music from many different cultures will be playing-CD from Artifact box can be used.
*Teacher will identify the 12 globalization assigned areas: culture, development, environment, international law, investment, migration, technology, trade, women, energy, human rights and education to the students and model one source card.
*Teacher will assign groups of 4 and debate times.
*After the debates teacher will introduce globalization journals to the students and give the following two writing prompts: What is globalization and how does it impact me as an individual and how does it impact me as a special education teacher.
*All Classes are designed to take three hours and students will be engaged using multiple modalities.
*Students will be prepared for class by completing first two readings. Readings will be assigned 1 month prior to the first class meeting.
*Students will participate in a lecture and structured discussion on defining globalization and the its subsequent impact based on information from lecture and selected readings. (1 hour)
*Student will develop source cards based on individual assigned topics by using the University Library Search Engines.
*Students will participate in 20 min. debates using their source cards. (4 debates-3 groups for each debate-80 min.)
*Facilitated journal writing (30 min)
*From Artifact Box: 1 Livre 1CD mes Comptines d’afrique by de Souleymane Mbodj (2010). Available at www.editionsmilan.com
*2 assigned readings- Friedman,T, (2005). The World is Flat and Friere, P. (1972). Pedagogy of the Oppressed.
*To complete source cards students will use University Library Search Engines
*Students will each create 10 source cards. Each card will contain an individual reference and a globalization fact from one of the 12 globalization assigned areas: culture, development, environment, international law, investment, migration, technology, trade, women, energy, human rights and education.
*After source cards have been created, students will present their source cards to the class via 20 min. debates. *Upon completion of all debates students will be able to complete their first entry into a journal. Entry will address the following: What is globalization and how does it impact me as an individual and how does it impact me as a special education teacher.