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Globalization and Individual and Collective Identities

10-1: To what extent should globalization shape identity?
10-2: Should globalization shape identity?


The specific outcomes for General Outcome 1 "Students will explore the impacts of globalization on their lives" may be addressed by inviting students to consider the interrelationships between globalization and individual and collective identities. This inquiry explores why people strive to promote their cultures, languages and identities, and how the forces of globalization shape and are shaped by identities and cultures.

Critical Challenges

Students might explore this overarching theme by completing these challenges:

Help Documents

Embedding Critical Thinking Into Teaching and Learning PDF
This document provides a definition of critical thinking, and discusses how to embed critical thinking into teaching and learning.

Definitions of Terms Used in Overarching Critical Inquiries
This document provides definitions of Overarching Critical Inquiry, Critical Challenge, Modelling the Tools, Support Material, Graphic Organizer, Assessment, and Background Information.

Meeting the Diverse Learning Needs of All Students PDF
This document provides suggestions to help teachers plan for diverse learning needs.

Reference Charts

The following charts provide a quick overview of correlations, references, and summaries for all the Critical Challenges. In the charts, the Critical Challenges are organized according to which Overarching Critical Inquiry they address.

Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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