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Cost of an Education Lesson Plans

Students will form a position about undocumented students paying for college, learn about Madrasa Schools using Global Issues in Context and explore the pros and cons of the charter school movement.

View the video Colleges Suing Students Unable to Pay Loans by NBC

Discussion Guide


Lesson Plan 1- Undocumented Students

Objective:  Students will view a video, form a position and write a paper about whether undocumented students should pay in-state or out-of-state tuition rates


Lesson Plan 2- Madrasa Schools using Global Issues in Context

Objective:  Students will learn about Madrasa Schools by using Global Issues in Context and create a project on the topic


Lesson Plan 3- Charter Schools

Objective:  Students will explore the pros and cons of the charter school movement

Handout Lesson Plan 3- Charter School Movement


21st Century Core Content
Government and Civics

21st Century Themes
Global Awareness
Civic Literacy

21st Century Skills
Think Creatively
Reason Effectively
Use systems thinking
Make Judgments and Decisions
Communicate Clearly
Access and Evaluate Information
Use and Manage Information
Analyze Media
Adapt to change
Be Flexible
Work Independently
Be Self-directed Learners
Interact Effectively with Others
Produce Results

Additional Resources:
The Looming Crisis of Student Loan Debt by CNN
Education Nation by NBC
College Costs Around the World by Business Insider
Illegal Immigration and Education by the National Law Review
Right to Education Project

Additional Resources from Global Issues in Context:
Madrasa Schools
Developing Countries and Education
Teens and Technology

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Posted on: June 7, 2013, 3:37 pm Category: Lesson Plans and School Projects Tagged with: , , ,

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