S O C I O L O G Y
What is an Achievement Gap? Discussing this material Tuesday, 5/30 and using it as a foundation for Dropout Nation and American Promise.
Pulling it all together: Schools and Segregation in class Wednesday 5/24, finish Friday, 5/26
Cases on Segregation and Schools
You'll start this in class on 5/16. Please be ready halfway through class on 5/17 to discuss your case.
In class 5/12: Take the Harvard implicit association tests for skin tone and race.
Then take the tests for Arab-Muslim, Asian-American and Native-American associations.
Make note of all of your results on a sheet of paper without your name on it!
Please read Chapter 12 for Friday, 5/12.
First Generation College Students, in class 5/2, 5/3. Due 5/8. No late submissions, no revisions. Please see examples in Google Classroom.
How do we define the "middle class"? (have this finished for Friday, 4/28)
Stay or Go: mobility and poverty
Please read Chapter 10 for Thursday.
Introduction to Social Class: in-class activity
Gender and Sexual Orientation: Evolution of Press Coverage of the LGBTQ+ community, in class Monday, 4/10. Due Thursday, 4/13.
Wednesday: Gender based discrimination: "Part of the Job"?
Tuesday, homework, and part of Wednesday: Gender and Jobs
Monday in class: Please write up and submit your Gender Socialization and Toys assignment.
Collect your data over spring break. You'll be expected to have it when you return. You'll have class time to analyze your data (Part 2). Gender Socialization and Toys
Gender Identity (in class 3/13)
Please read Chapter 11 for Monday, 3/13.
Finish Socialization and Start Gender with this film: Contestant No. 2
Generation Like, homework and in class for Tuesday, 2/21
Please read Chapter 2 for Tuesday, February 21. Please read Chapter 3 for Friday, February 24..
Summative Assessment: Design a Study, due Friday, 2/17
A Class Divided in class 2/7 and 2/10
In class 2/5, finish for 2/6 (submit on Google Classroom): Intro to Sociological Research
Flex day 1/31: Please get a start on Chapter 5 in your text, finish by Friday 2/3.
In class Tuesday, 1/31: Sociology theories applied to the first episode of Freaks and Geeks
(find the episode on Netflix if you're absent)
Due 1/31: Read Chapter 1 in your textbook.
Also-- Who are You? (submit on Google Classroom)