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Numbers in global education


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Numbers in global education

  1. 1. Numbers in Global Education By Maiki Hint
  2. 2. Teaching numbers, fractions, percentages to students. <ul><li>This is one possibility to integrate Global E ducation in your everyday lesson plans. </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is to teach students how to read different forms of numbers by using materials about global education. </li></ul><ul><li>These facts and figures come from the webpage s : </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>How much have temperatures risen around the Antarctic Peninsula in the past 50 years?  1°C,1.5°C, 2.5°C </li></ul><ul><li>How much water do you need each day to survive?  2-5 litres, 25-50 litres, 100-200 litres, over 500 litres </li></ul><ul><li>How many people live in India?  900,000,000; 1,000,000,100; 1,000,100,000; 1.1billion </li></ul><ul><li>If your family was in the ¼ of the Indian population that lives below the poverty line how might this affect you? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What is the land area of India?  3 million square kilometres, 32 million square kilometres, 3.2 million square kilometres 33.2 million square kilometres </li></ul><ul><li>In 2000, 189 government leaders committed themselves to achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals by 2015. </li></ul><ul><li>Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day. </li></ul><ul><li>At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>According to UNICEF, 24,000 children die each day due to poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>72 million children of primary school age in the developing world were not in school in 2005; 57 per cent of them were girls. </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly a billion people entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names. </li></ul><ul><li>About 0.13% of the world’s population controlled 25% of the world’s finances in 2004 . </li></ul>