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Date
Agenda
Homework
2.22
Introduce development presentation
Present final assessment: StoryMap
​Hans Rosling's best data ever video 
Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine video 
Chapter 27 reading guide
Watch 1 more video: New insights on poverty and wealth around the world video  ​(20 mins)
Work on IA (due 2/28, redos of #1 and 2 for SL students due 3/2) IA packet
2.26
Introduce development, continued
​Read End of Poverty chapter 10: pay attention for examples/connections to characteristics of LDCs as well as diversity of LDCs reading guide
Chapter 27 reading guide
Work on IA (due 2/28, redos of #1 and 2 for SL students due 3/2)
2.28
Revisit characteristics: Kliptown pictures, examine food in pictures, discuss Sachs, PollEverywhere
Examine Millennium Development Goals 2015 results
Sustainable Development Goals link
Cambodia clips from Don't Panic: End Poverty (28-36, 41:40-46:30)
Poverty cycles handout
Malawi clips from Don't Panic: End Poverty (xx-xx, 48:53-55:48)
Chapter 28 reading guide (bring to next class)
3.2
Poverty cycles handout
Malawi clips from Don't Panic: End Poverty (8:52-15:11, 48:53-55:48)
Measuring development handout
Chapter 28 reading guide
3.6
Quiz 4: chapters 27 and 28
​Development indicators research assignment
(Cart 15 2017)
Paper 2 work
Finish indicator research assignment
​Chapter 29 reading guide
3.8
Domestic factors and economic development: women, education, and health presentation
​Brief section from Half the Sky
Chapter 29 reading guide
3.12
Domestic factors and economic development: infrastructure, stability, corruption ​presentation
Pennies a Day video
Give loan on Kiva.org
​Banker to the Poor chapter 3 (grab one from me if absent)
Chapter 29 reading guide
3.14
Quiz 5: chapter 29
​International trade and economic development presentation
​Chapter 30 reading guide
3.16
Chapter 30 reading guide
3.20
Poverty Inc with discussion
​Foreign Direct Investment and economic development presentation
Transfer pricing handout
Skim chapter 31, do questions 2-4 of paper 2 on p. 384 
3.22
Aid, debt, and economic development
World Bank research
International Monetary Fund research
(chromebook cart XXX)
Dambisa Moya Ted Talk
Dead Aid chapter 3
Chapter 32 reading guide
4.2
Quiz 6: chapters 30 and 31
Trade v. aid debate
​StoryMap work time
​(chromebook cart 10 2018)
Finish individual syllabus requirement research and writing
4.4
StoryMap work time
Make sure your content is on StoryMap
4.6
Finalize StoryMap
​Share and discuss StoryMaps

 
 

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