Choose one of the following to include in this week’s initial post:
- Discuss an example from your life or from your observations that illustrates one or more of the concepts or theories you learned about in this week’s readings or audiovisual resources.
- Locate a relevant and credible news report or other media story (an article, TV program, documentary, or radio program) that focuses on one or more of the concepts or theories you learned about in this week’s readings or audiovisual resources. Discuss which concepts or theories you noticed in your media selection.
Make sure you are clear in describing the course concept or theory that best applies to your experiences or observations. Regardless of which prompt you choose, you are encouraged to use one of the assigned readings or audiovisual resources to support your points. Respond to your classmates’ posts, sharing any commonalities or differences between your classmates’ perspectives and experiences and your own.
Scenario: Power of Policies
imagine you are serving on your local school board. During this month’s meeting, you and your fellow board members are voting on a proposed policy that would require students to pay a technology fee. You are concerned about the implications of this fee for students whose families cannot afford additional costs and how this might affect the access of these students to technology in their classrooms, especially considering that the district has recently imposed additional fees for lunches and extracurricular activities