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Coffee House Group Assignment
What is where, and why care? - coffee house assignment - People like talking about important events In small groups of two (2), locate three (3) articles that have local examples, but are of global significance Global significance – Syrian war, fracking, climate change, human trafficking Not global significance – local mayoral race, use of corporal punishment in a US high school
Prepare Questions - incorporate technology - Using todaysmeet.com, create a classroom online and lead an actual discussion AS WELL AS BACKCHANNELING discussion for the class
Sample Questions - keep them general in nature - 1.Should Canadian lawmakers give out harsher sentences to those clearly convicted of crimes? (i.e. the death penalty, hand chopping…) 2.Water crisis are becoming more prevalent. Our per capita demand and population are also increasing. What can be done? 3.To what extent do you think corruption affects the appropriate use of tax dollars in the majority world? 4.What do you think can be done to increase activity levels in youth?
CriteriaMark Articles – sufficient number (three) and type /10 Discussion questions – sufficient number (min. 3) and type/10 Coffee house atmosphere - music, food, entertainment/5 Coffee house management – use of todaysmeet.com, circulating, classroom order, keeping class focused /5 TOTAL/30