Well, if you want to sing out, sing out
And if you want to be free, be free
‘Cause there’s a million things to be
You know that there are
Chapter One Questions: Here are some things to ponder
You don't have to answer them all, but answer the ones you care about most or add in your own sentiments.
- What are five core areas to be looked at to maximize the role of education?
- What do you think of doing a combination of traditional and vocational studies? Is this feasible in your hometown school system? Why or why not?
- Do you agree with the idea of minimum standard tests? How is their role different from subject assessment tests?
- I once had a professor who flat out didn’t believe in testing; what’s your reaction to that?
- Do you agree that physical education should be a daily requirement? What are the laws in your state regarding this? How are they enforced? Are there any loopholes?
- Did the section on Special Education give you any feeling of hope or optimism? Was there any particular point you found useful?
- Which idea for maximizing physical programs would best be integrated into the schools?
- Was there any point or idea in the section on Adult Education that you liked?
- What did you think about the idea of “Language Houses” at our state universities?
- In your opinion, how should adjunct professors go about improving their situation?