You will research a current event in education by finding a topic of interest on EDNC at
https://www.ednc.org/appearance/news/, then create a presentation defending your beliefs about
how this topic does or could impact the American educational system today.
As an accomplished educator, you may be called on to explain current trends and hot topics
relevant to your profession. you will provide a professional development
presentation defending your beliefs about how the topic you selected does or could impact the
American educational system today
The presentation will be created in PowerPoint
Write a reflective response which describes what you learned about the topic by conducting your
research. Finally, reflect on how you may go about conveying this information to families
Think about these guiding questions are you conduct your research to develop your
presentation and reflective summary.
• As you research a current event in education and reflect on does or could impact the
American educational system today, do you agree with the tenants of the article you
• Based on further research, what benefits, or limitations do you see?
• How much of an impact could this issue have on the state of American education?
Part 2 Reflective Summary
Write a minimum 300 word (3 paragraph) reflective summary describing how your research helped
you cultivate an understanding of the current event and the implications for the future of the
American education system. How will you use this knowledge moving forward in the work you
do to support children and families?