Having revealed this frightening decline in his first documentary two million minutes, executive producer robert a. Please download the notetaking guide below, along with the homework. I saw a copy on one big torrent for download, download at your own risk. Two million minutes, a documentary film by robert compton, adam raney, and chad heeter, profiles six high school students from three high schools. This film explores the four years of high school in the three largest countries on earth the us, india and china by following a girl and boy high. Bob compton also became a filmmaker, inspired as a concerned father of two to create, finance, and produce the documentary two million minutes. This product is an excellent tool to help students better understand what it. Cultural differences education, 2 million minutes, comparison of cultures in education, usa, china, india, cross cultural management dr sean watts, phd, mba. Regardless of nationality, as soon as a student completes the 8th grade, the clock starts ticking. From that very moment the child has approximately two million minutes until high school.
The finland phenomenon finnish students consistently rank among the best in. Cultural differences in education 2 million minutes. Two million minutes, in a couple paragraphs curriculum. Watch two million minutes an examination of high school in the. This film explores the four years of high school in the three largest. The film takes a deeper look at how the three superpowers of the 21st. Then, in one of the poorest areas of america, compton discovered a school that teaches ordinary u. Thank you for being among the 1,150 people attending the sold out tucson premiere of my new documentary two million minutes.
Two million minutes is the amount of time one lives in any four year period. Robert compton talked about his documentary two million minutes. From that very moment the child has approximately two million minutes until high school graduation, to build their intellectual foundation, to prepare for college and ultimately careerto go from a teenager to an adult. A global examination 2008 an examination spotlights how three superpowers of the world prepare students for life after school. The result was two million minutes, a onehour documentary comparing the educational experiences of six students. We were having a discussion about why students transitioning from middle to high school completed the transition with such a mixed bag of emotions. The film shows 2 students from each of 3 countries, china, india, and the us. A global examination, which compares and contrasts the education experiences of six students. This movie of 2 million minutes really does put an accurate realtime spin on what students are expected to know and do in the short amount of time they are enrolled in high school. Compton next searched the world for the best high schools in the hopes of discovering a solution to americas education crisis. How a student spends their two million minutes in class, at home studying, playing sports, working, sleeping, socializing or just goofing off will affect their economic prospects for the rest.
Regardless of nationality, as soon as a student completes the 8th grade, they have just two million minutes to prepare for college, and ultimately, a career. This download is a 50 discussion questions, which support the documentary film 2 million minutes. Contrasts the high school experience of 6 seniors in the usa, india and china. A documentary calculating the educational divide at.1123 1321 998 646 1047 678 1560 777 1106 569 1202 297 114 1029 481 134 941 431 165 539 847 1122 1313 907 923 965 629 1046 168 737 71