Academic Enrichment

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Your assignment is to answer the following questions:

1. If you could teach this class, how would you teach it?

2. What would the classroom look like? For example, would you work independently, in groups, etc.?

3. What wouldn't it look like?

4. What type of activities would there be?


Current Events

Read the article and then answer the following questions.

1.When was the Alaska HSGQE first implemented?

2. Why was the HSGQE created?

3. When did students take this exam? Be specific.

4. For what reasons did the Alaska legislature recently eliminate the HSGQE? (see para. 4-7)

5. a) What is replacing the HSGQE?
b) Do you think this will be a better way to test students’ academic achievements? Explain your answer.
c) Do you think the Alaskan government should pay the exam fees for students? Explain your answer.