Week of February 26th
Waiting for Superman
We began the film last week, Friday, and are finishing on Thursday this week (March 1).
This link takes you to a community discussion guide
Weeks of February 5 and 12th
Tuesday 2/6 = PLE day (4th period misses this, unfortunately, with the ACT sign up)
Thursday 2/8 = Chapter 3 of the "education in the US" slide deck in class, taking notes; introduction of assignment "observing a classroom" - see documents list for assignment sheets
Thursday Flex 2/8 = make up quiz for the "did you read this" chapters 1-2 of "education in the US" slide deck
Monday 2/12 = PLE day
Wednesday 2/14 = Chapter 4 of the "education in the US" slide deck in class.
School Observations and site visits
Documents and presentation slides
you will need for this unit
Education in the US: a brief history
slide deck link
Unit introduction: Looking at education through the lens of Theory of Knowledge
Slide deck link
Instructions and assessment criteria
for the personal learning experience.
Article 1_powerhouse studios
Article 2_raising the bar in Spokane, WA
Article 3_replacing k-12 and college
inside the classroom_assessment criteria
Inside the classroom_assignment instructions
Inside the classroom_observation tool
"school event" field trip form
Networking list: list of teachers/schools for potential visits
Presentation schedule for
sharing your school observation visit
Happy new year, students and families:
As we begin 2018, we will begin a new unit of study: education. Looking at education through the lens of ToK we will consider
What is our baseline with this subject? What is the purpose of education?
Follow this link to respond to your first survey about education
Friday, January 5th:
What is your experience with your own education? Follow this link for the next survey.
Role of education:
Comments section from period 3
Comments section from period 4
Comments section from both periods
Personal Learning Experience
Upload your PLE choice to this shared document by January 12th
shared document: remember everyone has editing powers
Instructions and assessment criteria for the personal learning experience.