It's give and take:

Our EQ Exchange is a database of user-generated essential questions.

Granted, and...
Thoughts on Education

Grant Wiggins

May 25, 2015
My reply to Willingham, Part 2

In part 1 of my reply to Willingham’s article on reading comprehension strategies published recently in the Washington Post, I …

25 Essential Questions

Come back as often as you like. This list is randomly generated every day!

# Essential Question
1 Writing Process: What do good writers do?
2 When should I be formal? When should I be informal? How can I tell?
3 What can I learn about my own language and culture from the study of others?
4 How can I make a visitor from another culture feel “at home” with me?
5 How can I use world language to enhance, reinforce and further my knowledge of other subject areas?
6 Where are the modern American frontiers?
7 What are my dreams? What frontiers do I want to explore?
8 How can becoming a good seeker, reader and listener of stories improve my life?
9 How does effective use of structure (setting, plot, characters, obstacles/helps, climax, ending) impact me as a reader/listener and writer/speaker of stories?
10 How can focusing on the human elements of U.S. history deepen my understanding and appreciation of historical events and their significance?
11 How can technology increase my audience and opportunities for response to my writing?
12 To what extent are our actions with numbers governed by properties?
13 What's the value of this digit? How can I use that?
14 Why do I need to understand math when there are calculators and computers to do the work for me?
15 How does math shape my opinions and enjoyment of different television shows
16 When should I find an exact answer? When should I estimate? Which should I do here?
17 How can a builder take what is already there and completely change it into something else?
18 How do we measure and interpret the unique characteristics of linear relationships?
19 What is the value of this digit in this number? How can I use it?
20 When should I use a table? A graph? An equation? Which approach best communicates what I want the audience to get?
21 If I expand my investigation to all general cases, will my conclusions be meaningful? If I limit my investigation further to certain special cases, will my result be even more meaningful?
22 How can I manipulate surface area and volume to suit my needs?
23 Why is the understanding of decimal place value important when reporting scientific results and reading results from other researchers?
24 What are genes and how are they organized?
25 EQ1: How do I bring a world to life with words?