Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization
His book is available in the New Trier Library. Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization Call# is 370.973 Z63 It's also available on the library Kindles as an ebook.
Questions for senior discussion today:
What will you be doing in 5 years?
Has this school provided opportunities for learning
Was New Trier a happy comfortable place for you?
Lively discussion about opportunities, stress, not fitting 'the mold', etc.
Ten Point Platform - October 1966 - What we Want and What we BelieveThe demands included freedome, full employment, reparations, decent housing, education, exemption from military service, end to police brutality, freedom for all black men in prisons/jails, and trials by peer groups from their black communities.
Would this 'radical' platform achieve something?
Oral history: the power of the spoken word in a social movement
Readings/discussion on these excerpts from these change agents:
MLK, Jr. 1963
Stokely Carmichael, 1965
Malcolm X 1965
Lyndon B. Johnson, 1965
Fred Hampton, 1968
Posted by Judy Gressel at Tuesday, April 12, 2011