What is the purpose of
A sample activity
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Short free write (3 minutes)
• What should students learn in
Why is this important?
Pair-Share (3 minutes)
Turn to a neighbor and share your ideas
(to consider while watching)
Agreements: What aspects of what the speaker says do you
Disagreements:Where do you disagree?
Implications: How does our school align with why the
speaker “loves education but hates schooling?”
Structured group conversation
Round 1: First person describes where they agree with the
video (1 minute or less). Next person has 15 seconds to
paraphrase what person 1 says. Then 1 minute for their own
answer.Continue to go around the circle.
Round 2: Where do you disagree?
Round 3: How does our school align with why the speaker
“loves education but hates schooling?
Questions and next steps
In the same small groups, create a poster to share
with the whole group.
3 key takeaways.
Share out ideas with whole group
Whole group discussion
Does our school encourage students to do
work worth doing?
How could we improve our school?
Looking at the themes that have emerged
have students redesign a school from the
--What would this school look and feel like?
--What would students be doing? Teachers?
--Create an artifact from that new school