Reflection of capstone project
In this reflection-introduce your professor to your project. Speak about the pro and con sides of the controversy, and present your thesis statement. Then, consider some of the following questions as you reflect upon the road so far.
In this reflection-introduce your professor to your project
In this reflection, introduce your professor to your project. Speak about the pro and con sides of the controversy, and present your thesis statement.
Then, consider some of the following questions as you reflect upon the road so far.
If you want to, explain a little bit about your process.
What have you experienced so far in writing your paper?
Was it difficult or fairly easy to come up with your design?
Do you feel confident about your progress so far?
How do you feel about your thesis statement?
What would you like to do in revisions?
What step seems the most difficult or the easiest for you?
Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues
The goal of ProCon.org – Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues is to promote “critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format.” Currently, the website lists 55 controversial issues under these headings:
Secondly, Elections and Presidents,
Thirdly, Health and Medicine,
Fourthly, Media and Entertainment,
Further, Politics, Religion,
Additionally, Science and Technology,
Also, Sex and Gender,
Moreover, Sports, and
Issues covered include standardized tests, teacher tenure, abortion, right to health care, video games and violence, insider trading by Congress, death penalty, illegal immigration, cell phones, and gay marriage. Current issues are regularly updated. Archived issues are not.
Teachers’ Corner features lesson plan ideas and lists national teaching standards. It provides a rationale for teaching critical thinking with controversial issues.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary