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Teaching What is a whistleblower?

What is a whistleblower?

There are people who choose to alert others when they see something bad happening, even if it is not their job. We call these people “whistleblowers.” While these people don’t actually have a whistle, they alert others when they see something bad happening.

Sarah Webber, Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Dayton and Deborah Archambeault, Associate Professor of Accounting, University of Dayton
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why do whistleblowers receive protection under the law?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.3 - People & Events, RI.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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