Project CRITICAL Workshop 1 Agenda

August 30, 2021


9:00 a.m. Welcome

         Zoom etiquette

         A PowerPoint Overview

         Introductions: Teacher (name and subjects/grades taught)


9:45 a.m. Project CRITICAL Website and Contacts


9:55 a.m. Administrative Requirements


         W9 Forms (9/2)

         Completion of Products

         Curriculum Restructuring Forms (8/31)

         SCALES database: Identification of Talent Pool Students (9/16)

         End of Year Teacher Perceptions of Student Technology Survey (May 2022)

         End of Year Teacher Survey (May 2022)


10:20 a.m. BREAK


10:25 a.m. The Importance of Teaching Public Policy Skills

Overview of the PPA The Steps


11:25 a.m. Group work (Breakout Rooms), modeling an example through the PPA steps

Group 1: ASL HS, Baychester, Chelsea, MS 224, PS/IS 187

Group 2: FDA

Group 3: New Design MS, Farragut MS, PS 129

Group 4: PS/IS 149, PS 92, Special Music

Step #1: Defining the Social Problem:

Input Shared Data

Step #2: Gathering Evidence of the Problem:

Input Shared Data

Step #3: Identifying the Causes of the Problem

Input Shared Data


11:55 a.m. Evaluation


12:00 p.m. Adjourn