Final AW

In The New York Times column by Thomas Friedman entitled "Can't We Do Better?" (December 7, 2013), what does Friedman say is the 'motivational divide"? Do you think most informed Americans would agree that students who take ownership of their education will be the best performers in the future? Provide examples from any of your reading, your conversations with other Americans or your experience to support your evaluation of the author's assertion.

"Thinking for the Future" by David Brooks

"The Sweet Caress of Cyberspace" by Frank Bruni

"The Motivational Divide" by Annie Murphy Paul

Finals should be e-mailed to me by Sunday December 22, 2013 at 6:00 PM PST