What 9th Graders Can Teach Us About Learning and School

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What 9th Graders Can Teach Us About Learning and School

Last fall I visited All Saint’s Episcopal School in Ft. Worth, hosted by director of the Tad Bird Honors College, Dave Ostroff (see full report from that remarkable day).He just shared with me this short snippet of the day. I asked this group of 9th graders to spend 15 minutes walking around their school observing how learning takes place, thinking about what is important in their lives, and then asking some “what if” questions. ¬†Total time spent was 70 minutes; the quality of the observations and synthesis speaks for itself.

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