ERIC Number: ED457072
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Seeking a Balance in International Trade: Pacific Rim Import-Export Transactions. Grade 12 Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this lesson, student teams roleplay an import-export company's purchasing department. Students consider the reasons for the U.S. trade deficit and develop a plan to help their company achieve an import-export balance. Teams will research international trade and economic issues that impact trade balance. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, online resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's notes describe the unit's purpose, explain the application of history/social science standards, and suggest teaching strategies. (RJC)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship Education, Cooperative Learning, Current Events, Economics Education, Global Education, Grade 12, High Schools, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Relations, International Trade, Macroeconomics, Social Studies, Student Research, United States Government (Course)
Schools of California Online Resources for Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.