*APA style required
Use your current knowledge of the education system combined with text readings from this and other education courses to answer the questions below. You will write a paper demonstrating your ability to investigate and evaluate current trends and personal experiences and opinions. After all, educators must be life-long learners who are willing to take a stand, becoming difference makers in and out of the classroom.
- In your opinion, do schools strive to equalize opportunity for all learners? Do schools reinforce the existing status quo in American society? – Explain
- You have been hired as a new teacher in a school with a racial, economic, and linguistic composition quite unlike your own background. What can you do to improve your chances to succeed, and whom might you ask for assistance?
- Discuss the sociological implications of the low enrollment rates for African Americans and Hispanics attending college. Among other things, consider what this means for the number of African Americans and Hispanics going into teaching and the long-range consequences on the school environment.
This paper will be written in APA style as indicated by the following:
APA title page
APA abstract page with Key words:
Introduction (no heading; paper begins with title of paper)
Investigation (heading; bold; centered)
Let’s Pretend (heading; bold; left margin)
Discussion (heading; bold; left margin)
Conclusion (heading; bold; centered)
- Summary of paper; closing statements