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Thoughts on Education

Grant Wiggins

November 17, 2014
Hands on ≠ Minds on

from today’s Smartbrief: Student members of the Young Americans for Freedom at a school in Rome, Ga., marked the 25th …

25 Essential Questions

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# Essential Question
1 Personal Narrative: What makes me unique? How can I best express that uniqueness?
2 Writing/Drafting: How can I put the information I have gathered into my own words?
3 Economics: How do companies, advertisers, and the media try to influence our buying decisions? How successful are they?
4 How can I use the words and structures I know to express the ideas that I have?
5 How can cultural awareness enhance my language learning, and vice versa?
6 What about me is unique?
7 What do I already know about the subject?
8 How can honest researchers synthesize information from their sources?
9 What was the author's intention in selecting these words? How effective were the words?
10 What challenges have people faced in the past that have shaped the world today?
11 What do written and verbal stories have in common and how do they differ?
12 What are the characteristics of a well-written biography?
13 How can I strongly impact other people's thinking, feelings, and behaviors through my writing and speaking?
14 How does controlling the numbers in my health help to create a balanced lifestyle?
15 3. How can I present this data? Which way is best?
16 How do we decide which mathematical process to use?
17 Is there a better approach?
18 What is the best way to proceed when solving a linear inequality in one variable? An equation or inequality that includes absolute value?
19 What's the pattern/ relationship here? How can a little say a lot? How can this best be represented mathematically?
20 What does this digit mean? What does this number mean? How does it matter?
21 How do you know when a measurement is accurate enough? How do we make adjustments, or account for, inherent inaccuracies or errors in measurement?
22 What conclusions or predictions can be made based on the data? Ho do I know?
23 How can I use what I already know to relate the angles and sides of oblique triangles?
24 EQ1: How can the different types of numbers help me make more accurate measurements, and therefore more accurate descriptions, of our wide and wonderful world?
25 EQ3: What responsibility does the government have in creating rules about immigration?