Cultural Diversity

CD8A Discover various forms of fashion in other countries


Global History

GH8A Find out about major disasters and how they’ve been addressed

GH8B-Recognize the impact of inventions from the Information Age.


Foreign Language

FL8A-Learn how to find an apartment to rent

FL8B-Understand how to fill out a job application

FL8C-Find out how to book a flight and hotel


FL8D-What to do at the airport

FL8E-Learn how to go sightseeing during vacations

Human Rights

HR8A-Understand other types of relationship red flags ranging from pushing isolation from friends and family to constant belittling

and big tempers

HR8B-Know one's rights in a relationship and the characteristics of a healthy relationship

HR8C-Find out about child slavery and how industries such as chocolate impact it.



Here are some other other guidelines for geography


C8A Get information about trade policy worldwide


C8B Explore climate change policy and how it impacts our environment


C8C Recognize basic information about immigration as it pertains to visas and citizenship

C8D Talk about the negative impact from graffiti on communities


Media Literacy

ML8A Find out about bias and purpose of information

ML8B Discover the consequences of Internet addiction

For visual arts, we recommend going by the Common Core standards

For music, we also recommend going by the Common Core standards


Environmental Conservation

EC8A Control exposure to indoor environmental factors , such as carbon monoxide, dust , and pollen

EC8B Incorporate rain harvesting to conserve water

EC8C Reduce air pollution by promoting use of bicycles, school vehicles, and car share.

EC8D Understand the steps of the carbon cycle

EC8E Learn about forestry, biodiversity within forests, how forests are being destroyed, what can be done to save the forests

For physical science, we recommend going by the Common Core standards.  We also suggest the same for life science and earth science

For general health, here are the standards that we recommend.

Animal Welfare

AW8A Examine speciesism: (the misguided belief that one animal species is more important than another, and it results in all kinds of negative consequences).


AW8B Explore and tie into all sorts of animal abuses that stem from this belief: circuses, zoos, farms, animal testing, wild animal trade, etc.


AW8C Study factory farms and plant based diets. How plant based diets help animals; and make plant based foods


AW8D Discover Indigenous and Native Americans’ ethics and relationships to animals

AW8E Discuss animal right’s cases and animal welfare laws


For speaking & listening, writing, and reading, we recommend going by the Common Core Standards. 



T8A Learn how to use customer relationship management tools such as Salesforce


T8B Explore website builders platforms such as Wix or Wordpress

T8C Find out how to use tools like Quickbooks

For mathematics and engineering, we recommend going by the Common Core Standards.

For technology, here are some additional Common Core standards.