LTGD21 Workshop 1 Agenda

April 29, 2022


8:30 a.m. Welcome/Introductions

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8:45 a.m. LTGD21 Website, Teacher Requirements and Benefits


8:50 a.m. The Importance of Teaching Public Policy Skills

Overview of the PPA The Steps



9:15 a.m. Review of the 6 steps of the PPA

Creating a social problem based on your curriculum  ELA



9:30 a.m. Modeling an example through the PPA steps

                        Group work (Breakout Rooms), modeling an example through the PPA steps

Group 1:

Group 2:

Group 3:

Group 4:


10:00 a.m. BREAK


10:10 a.m. Modeling an example through the PPA steps

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

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


11:20 a.m. Review of the PPA (Example: Bird Strikes)


11:30 a.m. LUNCH


12:30 p.m.               Good examples of PPA Presentations

                                    Big List of past presentations


12:50 p.m.           Slides Presentation                PowerPoint

                                    Setting up a Google Account

         Google Slides

         Getting Started

o   Hyperlinks

o   Images

o   Layout


1:00 p.m. Hands on work, creating your Google Slides


2:15 p.m. Presentation Checklist

Assignment Screencast

Contact Information

Submitting your presentation


2:25 p.m. Evaluation


2:30 p.m. ADJOURN


Next steps:

         Complete PPA Presentation and submit by May 12

         (Optional) Attend Office Hours (via ZOOM) if needed, every Wednesday (or by appointment) through June, 4:00-5:00 pm.

         Attend Workshop 2 (May 13)