Week of April 20th

MONDAY – Preparations for Socratic Seminar on Thursday. What is Socratic Seminar?

Discussion of the article Sweatshops and Child Labor .

Homework – Study for Asia country names and locations final on Friday, April 24th.

TUESDAY – Preparations for Socratic Seminar on Thursday. Two differing viewpoints were presented. First, we viewed Nike Sweatshops – are the workers paid a living wage?

Then we read and discussed portions of an article by Ben Powell, a proponent of sweatshops as a viable economic tool for developing nations. In defense of Sweatshops (very advanced vocabulary that we clarified as we read each paragraph).

Finally, we watched a video from LearnLiberty.org – Top 3 Ways Sweatshops Help Poor Escape Poverty.

Homework – Study for Asia country names and locations final on Friday, April 24th.

 

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