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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

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# Essential Question
1 Writing/Drafting: How can I make this writing interesting to others?
2 How does language change in different situations? What important situations do I need to better understand?
3 What can I do to keep the conversation going?
4 How does my understanding about the culture of a people help me communicate with them most effectively?
5 Who am I?
6 What responsibilities, if any, does society and/or the individual have to nature and the environment?
7 How do people's actions or inactions affect a community?
8 Is this an effective piece of text? Why or why not?
9 How can honest researchers synthesize information from their sources?
10 What literary devices can a poet use to extend the meaning of his/her writing?
11 I have calculators and computers, what will I need to know math for when I start a career?
12 How can I use numbers to persuade others to my opinion?
13 How can a number help me to improve my education?
14 How can the knowledge of mathematical concepts help me to investigate and pursue a career in art.
15 What can I trust to always be true? How do I know?
16 How can I use what I know about polynomials to solve a quadratic equation? What more do I need to know?
17 Which strategy is best for this problem? How do I know?
18 What's the pattern/ relationship here? How can this best be represented mathematically?
19 How can collections of data from statistical investigations be used to make decisions or solve problems?
20 What's the pattern/ relationship here? How can a little say a lot? How can this best be represented mathematically?
21 What two dimensional and three dimensional shapes can I see? What of it?
22 Is this true for both convex and concave quadrilaterals?
23 What's another way to express this amount (number)? What way is best here?
24 What is the relationship between a system's structure and it's function?
25 EQ1:What are the roles and responsibilities of government and the citizens it represents?