ERIC Number: ED447056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
U.S.-Mexico Economic Interdependence: Perspectives from Both Sides of the Border, Part 3.
The lessons in this 3-part series are intended to provide students with a basic understanding of the relationship between the United States and Mexico, with emphasis on multiple perspectives, conflict and cooperation, and interdependence. This curriculum unit, Part 3, examines the economic interdependence of the United States and Mexico to learn how events and changes in Mexico affect and continue to impact the economy, society, and politics of the United States. The introduction presents a rationale, state and national history standards, series goals, matrix of lessons, materials needed, time and suggested sequence of activities, and small-group roles. This unit contains four lessons: (1) "Setting the Context for U.S.-Mexico Relations" (contains handouts and maps); (2)"Categories of Trade: The U.S.-Mexico Case" (contains a fact sheet); (3) "Interdependence and Devaluation: A Case Study" (contains handouts and teacher material); and (4) "Twin Cities Working Together: A Case Study" (contains 7 position papers, teacher material, and a transparency). (BT)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Economic Factors, Economic Impact, Economic Opportunities, Foreign Countries, International Relations, International Trade, Secondary Education, United States History
Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education, Institute for International Studies, Encina Hall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6055; Tel: 800-578-1114 (toll free); Fax: 650-723-6784; E-mail: (SPICE.firstname.lastname@example.org); Web site: (http://spice.stanford.edu).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Hewlett Foundation, Inc., Garden City, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: Mexico