Project CRITICAL Workshop 2 Agenda

August 31, 2021


9:00 a.m.           Questions & Project CRITICAL Website


9:10 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, PS 129

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

Step #3: Identifying the Causes of the Problem

Input Shared Data

Step #4: Evaluating Existing Public Policies

Input Shared Data

Step #5: Developing Public Policy Solutions

Input Shared Data

Step #6: Selecting the Best Public Policy Solution

Input Shared Data


10:25 a.m.         BREAK


10:35 a.m.         Review of the PPA (Example: Bird Strikes)

·         Find PPA problems: in the news *

·         Plastic

Common problems when developing a social problem

·         Activity: Developing a Social Problem ans


11:00 a.m.         PowerPoint

PPA, Steps

A PPA PowerPoint is a PowerPoint that incorporates the steps from the PPA model.

Big List

                        Good examples

Guided Practice on How to Create PowerPoint

·PowerPoint in the Classroom

· Google Slides  


11:45 a.m.         Looking ahead to Friday’s workshop

Think of a problem from your school/community/curriculum that you would like to teach using the PPA steps. 


                Teachers create/define a social problem from their school/curriculum/community

·         Curriculum Restructuring Form 

·         Developing a Social Problem for Presentation


11:55 a.m.         Evaluation


12:00 p.m.         Adjourn