IECP
Fall 2013
Nikki Mattson
Check VP 10
Newspaper presentations
Pronounce
Check your answers with a partner
Compare answers
If there is disagreement, try to reach
consensus
Let the teach...
1.
What is executive - level confidence? According to this article, why do executives
need confidence?

2.

What is the im...
1.
Does your country have a national space program? Do you think
national space programs are important? Why/ why not?
2.
W...
1.
Do you think the idea of a one-way trip to Mars is a good idea?
Why/why not?
2.
Why is this trip intended to be “one-wa...
1.
Had you heard about e-cigarettes before reading this article? Have you ever seen
e-cigarettes in your country or in oth...
1.
Do you play video games? If so, which ones and how often? Do you
think they have more of a positive or negative affect ...
VP 10 Quiz = Friday
Optional article summaries = Monday
VP 10 Quiz = Friday
Optional article summaries = Monday
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November 6 -29. vp 10, newspaper discussions

  1. 1. IECP Fall 2013 Nikki Mattson
  2. 2. Check VP 10 Newspaper presentations
  3. 3. Pronounce Check your answers with a partner Compare answers If there is disagreement, try to reach consensus Let the teacher know if you have questions Complete “Words in Discussion” ___________________________ Quiz your partner on the words in preparation for the quiz next class Practice spelling the words
  4. 4. 1. What is executive - level confidence? According to this article, why do executives need confidence? 2. What is the impostor syndrome? What effect can this have on one’s career path? 3. According to the article, why do women in particular struggle with confidence? Do you agree? 4. According to this article, we can gain or learn confidence. What do you think about this idea? Can you think of a specific example from your life? 5. There are the 10 steps to executive-level confidence in this article. Among them, which one do you think is the most important for becoming more confident? Which one do you think you need the most?
  5. 5. 1. Does your country have a national space program? Do you think national space programs are important? Why/ why not? 2. What do you think led more than 200,000 people to sign up for this TV show? According to author, they want to leave their names in history. Do you agree with that? 3. If you had the opportunity, would you participate in this program? Why/ why not? What do you think are the consequences for those who participate? 4. On Mars, when the program happens, there will be no police. What do you think will happen if someone commits a crime? Who do you think will control the morale? 5. Do you think that treating this event as a TV show instead of a scientific event is right? Why/why not? 6. When the program is launched, will you watch it? Why/why not?
  6. 6. 1. Do you think the idea of a one-way trip to Mars is a good idea? Why/why not? 2. Why is this trip intended to be “one-way” ? Why won’t it be a round-trip voyage? 3. How will this project be funded? Do you think this is a good idea? Do you think it is ethical? 4. Why does Bas Lansdorp think sending humans will be better than sending robots? What do you think about his reasoning? 5. What is NASA? What is Mars One? How are they similar and/or different? Who do you think funds these enterprises?
  7. 7. 1. Had you heard about e-cigarettes before reading this article? Have you ever seen e-cigarettes in your country or in other countries? 2. What are the differences between e-cigarettes and normal cigarettes? Could you explain or describe e-cigarettes? What questions about them do you have? 3. What does the article mention about e-cigarette regulations? What do you think about this situation? Is it ok or not? 4. In your county, can a person who is under 18 buy cigarettes? Does your country have law about this? Do you think minors should be able to buy e-cigarettes? 5. According to the article, are e-cigarettes (healthy)? Are they good for one’s health? What do you think about normal smoking? In your country, do men smoke more or less than women? 6. Why do you think some groups want to classify e-cigarettes as medicinal? What are the different reactions to this idea that are mentioned in the article? Do you think they should be “medicinal” (like a nicotine patch or gum that helps people to quit smoking)?
  8. 8. 1. Do you play video games? If so, which ones and how often? Do you think they have more of a positive or negative affect on your life? 2. According to the article, what are some drawbacks associated with video games? 3. What are some differences between old and new video games? 4. How are video games often viewed differently by parents and children? Do you think there is a way for parents and children to get on the same page about these games? 5. According to the article, what is the relationship between video games and research nowadays? What potential problems/risks are associated with this close relationship? 6. What are some possible solutions to the drawbacks (associated with video games) that are mentioned in the article?
  9. 9. VP 10 Quiz = Friday Optional article summaries = Monday
  10. 10. VP 10 Quiz = Friday Optional article summaries = Monday

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