Tuesday, September 22, 2009

What the president cannot do...

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IN CLASS ARTICLE "Healthcare a Right or a Privilege?"

World Journalism Prep teacher suggests this article from the Heritage Foundation.

Monday, September 21, 2009

The Blitz


Why is the president flooding Sunday morning with his message?

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Thursday, September 17, 2009

Racisim or Distraction?

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White House Response

Maureen Dowd's Opinion Piece

How should the office of the president respond to Maureen Dowd and former president Jimmy Carter?

In your opinion does this arguement have any validity?

Will this derail the healthcare reform bill?

Monday, September 14, 2009

Healthcare Speech

Re-watch the president's speech on healthcare. What are his goals? Ask a registered voter what they think of the president's plan.


http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2009/09/10/us/politics/20090910-obama-health.html#

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Sunday, September 13, 2009

9/11


After reading Illness Persisting in 9/11 Workers, Big Study Finds write a brief reflection. How has money played a role in the care of 9/11 cleanup victims? Who is at fault for the illness? What changes in finance need to be made to correct the problem? Is health care a federal, city or individual responsibility? If you would like to read a follow up article just published on the Times website before you write click here.

Who should pay for the healthcare of 9/11 workers?

Who is responsible for this issue?

Does the US government have a responsibility to care for the sick?

Do people have a right to healthcare?

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Senior Class 2010

Your first assignment:

After reading the article Bringing School to the Information Age (hyperlinked here) browse through the previous postings and comments on this blog.

Is this format and classroom structure suitable to your learning style?

What benefits can this format present to a classroom?

What drawbacks do you foresee?