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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 structure and support my thinking in a way that makes my arguments strong?
2 Grammar: When should I use a familiar phrase? When should I be more creative?
3 Civics: How can we best balance the rights of the individual with the common good?
4 How can I use my existing communication skills to learn a new language? What new communication skills must I develop?
5 What can poetry tell us about a person, culture or society?
6 How am I shaped by my world?
7 How will experiencing literacy circles give me more power as a reader, writer, listener and speaker both in and outside of the classroom?
8 What does this text really mean? How can I figure that out?
9 How can engaging in the arts enrich my life, perspective, and conversations?
10 Which central measure of tendency should I use to make my point?
11 What's my average?
12 What's the best way to organize this information?
13 When would I prefer one algebraic representation of a line over another? Is there always only one best option?
14 What does a base ten numerical system allow us to do?
15 What's the rate of change? How can I use it?
16 Which measure (mean, median, mode, or range) should I use to make my point?
17 What is another way that I could go about solving this problem or displaying this data?
18 What has been done in this situation (problem)? How can I undo it?
19 Why assume anything? What are my assumptions? How do they influence my actions and conclusions?
20 How can I represent this number? Which way is best here?
21 When would I prefer to use sigma notation to represent a series? What are the advantages and disadvantages?
22 What is the minimum amount of information sufficient to measure this (shapes resulting from intersecting lines and circles)? (How much information about the shapes that result from intersecting lines and circles do I need before all the rest of the dimensions are determined?)
23 How does matter move through ecosystems?
24 OAEQ5: Is this a time to add, subtract, multiply or divide? How do I know?
25 EQ1: How does cultural diffusion come from AND result in both conflict and cooperation?