1. When you are assigned an important presentation at work or in school, you prefer to work on it ri
ght away so that you can work on it a little bit every day, or wait till you have a good idea?
2. Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? The most important ways to improve people’s health is to clean the environment.
3. The government can take a variety of actions to help protect the environment. Which one of the following do you think is the most important for the nation’s government to take to protect the environment.
a. Fund the research to develop environmentally friendly energy sources such as solar and wind energy.
b. Preserve the natural places like forests and protect the animals that live there.
c. Enforce laws to prevent the pollution of air and water by large companies.
4. High school teachers (teachers of students ages 14-18) spend most of class time lecturing (speaking) while the students listen and take notes. Other high school teachers spend most of class time on discussion and projects that students are highly involved in and exchange their ideas. Which of these two approaches do you think is more effective for student learning and why?