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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 Persuasion: Am I trying to make someone change her mind? Or just consider my point of view?
2 Persuasion: How can I convince this audience to agree with this position?
3 Expository Writing: How does my understanding of my audience shape the way I organize my writing? How confident am I that I understand this audience?
4 Writing/Drafting: How should I structure my story? How do the pieces of my ideas fit together?
5 Why should I talk with other people about what I am reading?
6 C.I know what happened in the text, but what does it all mean?
7 What is a frontier? What are the variables that shape the frontier?
8 Where do I fit in the picture?
9 What good is a number? (What are numbers for?)
10 How can this be represented mathematically? What are the unknowns? What are the relationships?
11 How can I use numbers to persuade others to my opinion?
12 How can I best explain my thinking to someone else?
13 How reasonable is this answer, given what I know?
14 How real are real numbers? (Guiding: Why are there different subsets of real numbers and how are they related?)
15 How can I distinguish between properties and agreed-upon conventions?
16 How do I tell if a linear equation is the best model for a real-world problem?
17 What technique for solving a quadratic is best? How do I decide?
18 How can measurement help me describe what I see?
19 In a given situation, which is more accurate, getting measurements physically or by using a formula?
20 What kind of shape is this? How can I explain or describe it clearly?
21 How are different forms of numbers related?
22 What can I learn from the graph of a trig function?
23 How can figures be moved from one position on the plane to another without change of shape, size, or orientation?
24 What is biodiversity and why is it necessary to preserve it?
25 EQ1: Are we in the Anthropocene yet?