The Art of Choosing

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Is having more choices always a good thing? Sheena Iyengar offers a thought-provoking presentation on the American predisposition toward more choices. A presentation with engaging anecdotes and real-world examples: from a simple study on soda options, to profound decisions of life or death, Iyengar urges her audience to take a closer look at other cultures and their fundamental differences in ideas about choice. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
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Pros
  • Excellent resource on cultural perspective
  • Useful prompt for writing activity or discussion
  • Opportunity to flip the video: create your own multiple choice and/or open answer questions to check for understanding or add additional resources (requires free online registration)
Cons
  • None
Common Core