BENEFITING: NATIONAL HISPANIC INSTITUTE
EVENT DATE: May 09, 2014
The 2014 SEED (Students Elevating Education Discussion) Talkathon
Click this link for a live feed starting at 6:00pm
SEED is a fundraising event benefitting the Austin Chapter of the National Hispanic Institute. The students goal is to personally participate in then discussions revolving around Education here in Texas and Nationwide.
May 9th at 6:00pm to May 10th at 7:00pm.
(There is no public seating, however you can contact your team to see if we have some passes to the broadcasting stage.)
Students of NHI@Austin and other members of the communitys will begin speaking, discussing and debating the topic of education for 25 hours straight.. The entire process will be streamed live on the internet. Their goal is to raise $5000.00 for their organization, to pay for expenses and scholarships for students.
Topics to be discussed:
6:00 Introductions, NHI, and panel process
6:30 State of Education
7:00 Grading and Standardized testing.
7:30 Grading and Standardized testing.
8:00 Sports vs. Fine arts/ Student Perspective
8:30 Sports vs. Fine arts/ Teacher Perspective
9:00 Sex Education
9:30 Sex Education/ Anti Drug/alcohol
10:00 Anti Drug/Alchol
10:30 Co-Gender vs. Single gender learning
11:00 Homeschooling vs Group learning
11:30 School Choice and the Voucher system
12:00 Students: Balancing Employment and High School
12:30 Student Funding and scholarships for private schools
1:00 Technology and the future of education
2:00 Price of higher education
3:00 Private Colleges vs Public Colleges
4:00 Private Colleges vs Public Colleges
5:00 Tailored education towards exact professions.
6:00 Impact of student social context on education
7:00 Should higher math levels be required in High School
7:30 Teaching the sciences.
8:00 Career focused education vs broad spectrum learning
8:30 Education of social skills
9:00 Bullying in schools
9:30 Bullying in schools
10:00 Parents role in the education process
10:30 Should schools be less conformist
11:00 School Uniforms
11:30 Security in Schools
12:00 Evolving teaching methods. Trial vs Implementation
12:30 Education policies and community engagement
1:00 Teacher Salaries.
1:30 Teacher Salaries/ Public vs Private
2:00 Teacher Salaries/ Public vs Private
2:30 Is teaching proper grammar a waste of time and energy
3:00 Benefits of teaching Penmanship
3:30 Religion in Schools.
4:00 Can you teach ethics and morality without religion?
4:30 Politics and Education: curriculum, funding, and national achievement
5:00 US vs other countries. Why the disparity?
5:30 Importance of learning additional languages.
6:00 The impact of immigration policy on intellectual capital in the US
6:30 What we've learned