Course description:





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Introduction to Economics

How does economics make society possible?



Key Concept: Systems

Objectives: A-D

AOI: Human Ingenuity

ATL: Transfer

Learner Profile: Risk-takers


LOGBOOK

  • Week One: Foundations of economics (scarcity and choice, factors of production, opportunity cost, inefficiency)
  • Week Two: Stocks (portfolios, stock price, indexes, shares, P/E ratio, market sectors, diversification)
  • Week Three: Production Possibility Curves (PPC)

ASSESSMENTS

  • Quiz
  • Current Event

RESOURCES

STUDENT WORK

REFLECTIONS




"Execution of Marie-Antoinette" by Brueghel
"Execution of Marie-Antoinette" by Brueghel

The French Revolution

Key Concept: Change

Objectives: A-D

AOI: Health & Social Education

ATL: Information Literacy

Learner Profile: Open-Minded


LOGBOOK

  • Week One: Who were the key figures of the French Revolution?

  • Week Two: What were the causes of the French Revolution?

  • Week Three: Current events on political protest

  • Week Four: Louis: the nobility v. the bourgeousie

  • Week Five: Robespierre: bourgeousie v. the proletariat

  • Week Six: Napoleon: the reactionaries v. the revolutionists

ASSESSMENTS

RESOURCES

STUDENT WORK

REFLECTIONS



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How can global organizations address the local challenges of minorities?

Key Concept: Global Interactions

Objectives: A1, A2; B4; C1, C4; D1, D2

AOI: Community & Service

ATL: Collaboration

Learner Profile: Principled


LOGBOOK

  • Week One: What is the UN and what are its major organs?

  • Week Two: Who is Brazil and what is its history, geography, government, economy and culture?

  • Week Three: What is a position paper and how do I write one?

  • Week Four: What are the procedures for debate?

  • Week Five: What is a draft resolution and how do I write one?

  • Week Six: What is a policy statement and how do I write one?

ASSESSMENTS

RESOURCES

STUDENT WORK

REFLECTIONS

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The delegates of Brazil in the plenary chamber of the Polish parliament