In Class - WHIPS (2nd period - we will do all of the WHIPS for the week on Thursday). Begin watching documentary "Waiting for Superman." Take some notes (if you want) about some observations from the documentary.
Homework - Update your blog. Class discussion on Wednesday. QOW due by Friday by 11:59 pm.
QOW - Click on the title of the post (American Government 3/14/11) to access the article "A Call to Action for Public Schools." The article talks about the documentary "Waiting for Superman." After reading this article and watching the documentary in class, answer the following questions: Why, in your opinion, is reforming public education a difficult task in this country? Secondly, explain the culture of education today. In your opinion, how do you view our educational system (as a whole)? What outside factors may influence for the better or worse student achievement in school? Finally, what can you, as a high school senior do to influence change in our educational system?
Give some thought to this and make sure you produce quality work. You need to include an MLA citation with a minimum of three sources. This is due by Friday, March 18 by 11:59 pm.