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Curriculum Night Curriculum Night Presentation Transcript

  • Middle SchoolCurriculum Night
  • intention
  • Curriculum Night as Prologue
  • Who do I want tobecome and . . . what can I doto become that person?
  • Questions weask class reps? Why? What? How?
  • The school will not always be just whatit is now, but we hope it will alwaysbe a place where ideas can grow,where heresy will be looked upon aspossible truth, and where prejudicewill dwindle from lack of room to grow.We hope it will be a place wherefreedom will lead to judgment—whereideals, year after year, are outgrownlike last seasons coat for larger onesto take their places. -- LREI Founder Elisabeth Irwin
  • To Innovate Play Passion Purpose
  • image created by Ross Dawson
  • photo taken from TED Book: Why School? by Will Richardson
  • “The illiterates of the21st century will not bethose who cannot readand write but those whocannot learn, unlearn,and relearn” - Alvin Toffler
  • “We get it right a lot of the time, but we can be better; we have to be better.”
  • Better is . . . producing and creating information rich, connected and participatory tackling real and authentic issues for real and authentic audiences within and beyond the classroom wallscollaboration organized around interests and passions
  • Better is . . . personal learning communities students and teachers as co-learners complex and multi-faceted connecting people and placebuilding community and independence giving voice to and really listening . . . to what students have to say