|Love all your students. Even the annoying ones.|
|You mean, there are other countries|
outside the United States
|Doing something global? I'm going to|
miss the worksheet, after worksheet
after the worksheet.
-- "Fair Trade" -- students look at price differences between products that are certified fair trade and those that are not. They will calculate the percentage increases. Is Fair Trade worth it? They will decide.
-- "Microlending" -- students will evaluate four applicants for a microloan from around the world. They will help determine monthly payments and when to pay off the loan. Starting with proportions, this starts the students on their path to thinking about break-even points and linear equations in a practical context
|So how can we take action as a class|
in the global community?