Please watch some highlights from President’s Obama’s speech to America’s school children. After watching the video please respond to the following guided questions below the video. I will delete any comments that stray from the prompt and which discuss personal political views or attacks of any kind.
What stood out for you after viewing this speech? What lines or phrases do you remember?
What is personal responsibility? How are you responsible for your own learning?
What are goals? Do you set any for yourself? If so, what are they? Have you ever achieved something you set out to do?
What do you think makes you successful as a student and as a person?
What do you believe are the challenges of your generation?
After viewing the following rare video of Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller, what can you say about persistence, determination, learning, and the setting of goals?