Social Justice Unit By:  Ms. Gentrup - 2009 In Search of Education; Children with no school to attend, or children facing ...
The Benefits of Education Are: $ http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/press/cost04/EducationPays2004.pdf
Benefits of Education: Avoid Poverty http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/press/cost04/EducationPays2004.pdf
Other Benefits of Education: <ul><li>More job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Better health, medication/doctors/fitness, e...
Children with No School to Attend <ul><li>Today, 100 million children in the world are denied the basic right of a primary...
Your Thoughts?
In some places, there are schools, but it is still difficult for some kids to get an education. <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 1 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>A school in northern Kabul,...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 2 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>Girls ranging from 11 to 17...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 3 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>There are no desks in this ...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 4 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>The classroom walls are mad...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 5 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>&quot;I feel very happy bec...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 6 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>A school in northern Kabul,...
Slideshow Reflection – Image 7 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>An Afghan girl holds one of...
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  1. 1. Social Justice Unit By: Ms. Gentrup - 2009 In Search of Education; Children with no school to attend, or children facing educational challenges.
  2. 2. The Benefits of Education Are: $ http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/press/cost04/EducationPays2004.pdf
  3. 3. Benefits of Education: Avoid Poverty http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/press/cost04/EducationPays2004.pdf
  4. 4. Other Benefits of Education: <ul><li>More job opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Better health, medication/doctors/fitness, etc., less smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Self-confidence </li></ul><ul><li>Access to more opportunities such as: travel, arts, literature </li></ul>
  5. 5. Children with No School to Attend <ul><li>Today, 100 million children in the world are denied the basic right of a primary school education. Without the chance to learn, these children will grow up in poverty with no hope, no ambition and no future. ( www.guardian.co.uk , Sept. 7, 2005) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Your Thoughts?
  7. 7. In some places, there are schools, but it is still difficult for some kids to get an education. <ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No books or supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No transportation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buildings are overcrowded or decrepit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not enough teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender segregation: Read Afghanistan school article – Summarize, 1 paragraph </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Slideshow Reflection – Image 1 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>A school in northern Kabul, Afghanistan. School is not in session during the winter because there is no heat. But after the fall of the Taliban, girls returned there to take make-up classes before the actual school year begins. www.channelone.com – Photo Gallery: School in Session
  9. 9. Slideshow Reflection – Image 2 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>Girls ranging from 11 to 17 years old crowded into this 7th grade biology class to catch up on their schooling.
  10. 10. Slideshow Reflection – Image 3 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>There are no desks in this classroom, and the girls share their tattered books and sit on dirt floors. www.channelone.com – Photo Gallery: School in Session
  11. 11. Slideshow Reflection – Image 4 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>The classroom walls are made of mud brick, and plastic covers the windows in an attempt to keep the winter wind out. A broken piece of wood serves as a chalkboard. www.channelone.com – Photo Gallery: School in Session
  12. 12. Slideshow Reflection – Image 5 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>&quot;I feel very happy because for five years we couldn't come to school, and we couldn't learn,&quot; said 15-year-old Gita. www.channelone.com – Photo Gallery: School in Session
  13. 13. Slideshow Reflection – Image 6 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>A school in northern Kabul, Afghanistan. School is not in session during the winter because there is no heat. But after the fall of the Taliban, girls returned there to take make-up classes before the actual school year begins. www.channelone.com – Photo Gallery: School in Session
  14. 14. Slideshow Reflection – Image 7 <ul><li>1-2 lines per image, to create a 10 line poem </li></ul>An Afghan girl holds one of the school's few books. The children must share the books because there are not enough for everyone. www.channelone.com – Photo Gallery: School in Session

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