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Thoughts on Education

Grant Wiggins

September 21, 2014
Wanted: real curriculum leaders, not just managers

What is leadership in curriculum? Whatever the answer, the question should not be confused with a related but far different …

25 Essential Questions

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# Essential Question
1 Writing/Revising: How can I find the words, images, and details to make my appeal more powerful?
2 Economics: To what extent should the government regulate the economy?
3 Civics: How can we best balance the rights of the individual with the common good?
4 What can the structure of verb tenses in a language tell us about the culture of the people who speak it?
5 How can adversities, challenges, or obstacles influence who a person is?
6 What happened in this text? What is it about? How do I know?
7 What is it exactly that I am learning?
8 What promises and risks do modern pioneers face?
9 How can my understanding of language give me power in my writing?
10 Which words matter most here? What do they mean?
11 What does it mean to be free and why is freedom important?
12 What role do stories play in my everyday life?
13 What's the pattern?
14 How can this be represented mathematically? What are the unknowns? What are the relationships?
15 What do lists of numbers and sums of numbers tell us about patterns and predictions?
16 How can I express the relationship between these things? Why should I?
17 What's the pattern/ relationship here? How can this best be represented mathematically?
18 When should I use a trig function to model a real-world problem? How does the graph help me understand the real-world problem?
19 How do I write the numbers between whole numbers?
20 What conditions must be met for a certain situation to be true?
21 How are the surface area and the volume of an object related? To what extent can I predict one from the other?
22 Why and how do people struggle for Civil Rights?
23 How are traits passed down from generation to generation?
24 EQ1: What does it mean to thoroughly investigate a topic/scenario/unknown?
25 EQ2: If this changes, what happens to that? How sure am I?