CERCA Now: The Olympics
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ELEMENTARY: A Special Kind of Olympian
MIDDLE: 21st-Century Olympics
Should watching the Olympics be a homework assignment for students across the world? (Consider the value of learning about other cultures and countries and outstanding athletes from around the world. Research more about the Olympic torch relay, the opening ceremonies, and individual profiles of countries and athletes that are broadcast in the Olympic Games.)
Would it be possible to gain agreement from governments to apply the concept of the “Olympic” truce to other global events?
Should athletes use the platform of the Olympics to comment on global issues they care about?
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