Contemporary World Problems (CWP) is a Cashmere High School class that is required for all Cashmere Seniors to take before graduation. CWP is taught by Mr.Simonson. CWP teaches us about world problems. We prepapre to be better people and we are getting taught how to educate for the future. In CWP we talk about topics by presentating in powerpoints and essays in MLA format. CWP is known for the class where students do their senior projects.
Steve Simonson is a teacher who was raised in La Porte, IN. Mr.Simonson attended Wapato High School and then he went on to Wenatchee Valley College for his AA. After WVC, Mr.Simonson transffered to Central Washington Univeristy, got his Bachelors in history, and a Masters in School Administrator. Currently, Mr.Simonson now teaches history, psychology, sociology and cwp. Mr.Simonson enjoys being a coach for the Cashmere High School football and track teams. His job is to educate us and he's the best at getting his job done.
Contemporary World Problems
This course is a state requirment for graduation. It includes a senior project.. This is an introduction to social problems throughout the world. The problems presented will include; racism, poverty, terrorism, causes of war as well as enviromental issues. This class also has a personal financeunit that is a state requirement. The presentation of information is through, lecture, guest speakers, and student presentations.
CWP Sociology 101: Social Problems
Students MUST score 500 on the verbal portion of SAT or a 19 on the ACT or a 3 on the SBAC test. This course is offered as part of Central Washington University's college in the High School Program. Students can earn (5) college credits. This course is a state requirement for graduation. It includes a senior project component which is 50% of overall grade. This class is an introduction to social problems throughout the world. The problems presented will include; racism, poverty, terrorism, causes of war as well as enviromental issues. This class also has a personal financeunit that is a state requirement. The presentation of information is through, lecture, guest speakers, and student presentations.
CWP Class Topics
Ethical beliefs shape the way we live - what we do, what we make and the world we create through our choices. Ethics provides a framework for answering questions well. It allows you us to be cosistent in our judgments provide reasons for our beliefs and to critically examine opinions. Most importantly, ethics allows us to act in a manner that accords with a set of core values and principals.
The media contructs messages with embedded values, and that disseminates those messages to a specific portion of the public in order to acheive a specific goal using a microphone.
A drugs is any substance (with the exception of food and water) which when taken into the body, alters the body function either physically and/or psychologically. Drugs may be legal and illegal.
Poverty is hunger. Poverty is lack of shelter. Poverty is being ill and being able to get medical treatment. Poverty is struggling to get educated. Poverty is not having a job to support yourself. Poverty is a fear for a future, living a day at a time. It is a situation society wants to escape.
Personal finance refers to how you manage your money, including your income, expenses, and savings. When you put an effort in managing your personal finances, you have a better grasp on where your money is going and what changes you can make to meet your future financial goals.
Are shared collections of transcential beliefs that have been passed on from believers to convert, that are held by adherents to be actively meaningful, serious, and either based on formally documented doctorine or established culctural practices.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of inntentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
The enviroment is the natural world, as a whole or in a particular geogrpahical area, especially as affected by human activity. Climate change plays a big factor in the enviroment.
Education is a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills, and habits of a group of people are transferred from one generation to the next through teaching, training, or research. Education is "Preparing a person to face everyday life".
Senior Project Due Dates
CWP has a requirment in order to graduate and that involves doing your senior project. The Senior project allows us to get with people working around our community and watch how they do there job as you learn more about it. CWP requires you to be with your mentor for a minimum of 40 hour + the time spend on your Senior Project, counting hours with mentor, typing, researching. There are due dates for your senior project, from finding a mentor, research for final draft, to presenting your Senior Project down below.
Assignment Due Dates Project Proposal Parent Approval Due Feb 9th Outline of Research Paper Feb 23rd Rough Draft Research Paper March 9th Final Draft Paper *200/Mentor info March 16th Project completed *200 pts May 11th Mentor Evaluation** May 18th Senior Presentation*200 pts May 23rd Reflexive paper** May 29th Journal May 29th