Debate #3: Schools should no longer teach skills that can be easily carried out by technology (e.g., cursive writing, multiplication tables, spelling).
Week #4: Post #1
Coming in Hot!
Okay, I had to take some time and really cool down after this debate. I’m not sure if it is because it was our group that was involved in the debate, or if it is because I in fact do feel very strongly about this blog prompt, or if it is a combination of both, but gosh I still feel amped up a day later. A special shout-out to Leah, as I know that earlier in the semester she had volunteered to be moved from the topic she had signed up for, to this one so that Sushmeet wasn’t alone. Also, I appreciated how Katia was able to take some feedback that she received about the debates last week, to change things up to make things run more smoothly and to keep the topics flowing and the debates moving. So, a special thanks to her as well. The new format seemed to work a lot better, and people were using the chat to engage in dialogue outside of the main speaking roles.Read more