Sunday, December 31, 2006

Essential Questions

Where are we headed in high school education? How would you answer these questions authored by Stephanie Sandifer:

  • How do you think high schools need to change in order to meet the needs of 21st Century students?
  • How do we measure that our objectives have been met?
  • What do you think high schools will look like in (a) five years and (b) ten years?
  • What steps do we need to begin taking in order to meet the objectives?

2 comments:

Durff said...

Contrary to observation, middle school and high school students are not less curious about the world or less able to learn. They are just better at hiding it as a result of industrial-age schools that value sameness. Curiosity values individuality and hence diffedrentiation is so important in the upper school courses.

Bill Kerr said...

A catholic school initiative in sydney, australia addresses 3 out of 4 of the questions