These lesson materials introduce students to issues of fairness and various interpretations of it. Reflecting on results of a cross-cultural experiment with children, students discuss how we can use our understandings to create a more fair world.
Two stories of capitalism
Students explore two contrasting stories about the benefits and failures of capitalism, identify the moral intuitions behind each story, and write a third story about capitalism that integrates aspects of both stories.
- Teaching material type Analogy mapping, Full lesson plan, Reading text, Video
- Subject Areas Civics, Economics, Ethics, History, Language, Literature, Philosophy, Politics, Social Studies
- Learning Goals Critical Thinking, Evaluation Competency, Intellectual Humility, Intercultural Competence
- Suitable Grade Levels 9-12
- Concepts Autonomy, Capitalism, Cognitive Biases, Cooperation, Democracy, Equality, Fairness, Moral cognition, Morality, Narratives
- Content Anchors Our Mind, Sustainable Development Goals
Author: Susan Hanisch
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