You have been commissioned as an educational expert to help answer some of the most important educational questions today. You will be asked to discuss the current state of public schools, in relevance to this issue, as well as provide multiple perspectives on this issue and what you foresee is the route that our state should take to address this issue. We are looking for you to present a multifaceted perspective on the topic supported by the sources presented in class (e.g. videos, speakers), course readings, class discussions, as well as your own research. You need to cite all sources appropriately in APA style (see Paper Details below).
-What is good curriculum
Briefly introduce your topic
Hook your audience in with a scenario/narrative.
Within this section you will include your claim
For example, you can write:
Teacher unions in this country have faced successes and challenges yet there exists a need to examine their role in the future of public education.
Begin your paragraphs with main ideas that you plan to explore. You can say:
The focus on standardized testing has negatively impacted curriculum in schools in various ways.
Discuss and present various perspectives on a topic (the idea you support and a counterargument)
Use evidence from a variety of sources (at least 5)
Break up this section by adding appropriate headings
Use some direct quotations and cite appropriately (adhering to APA guidelines)
Repeat your claim
Summarize the main points of your paper
Provide your own opinion based on experiences and/or research
Provide next steps: How do you see this issue playing out in the future? What is its future in public schools?