Why are the students here?
Module - Why are the students here?
EVALUATION STANDARD IV: Professional Culture
Standard IV: Professional Culture
- Looking Back
- Moving Forward
- What do I believe?
Principle 9: Professional Growth/Reflection: The teacher is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of his or her choices and actions on others (students/parents/other professionals) and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
Enduring Understandings -
“Learning how to think means being conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay attention to and to choose how you construct meaning from experience.” David Foster Wallace
Recognizing the diversity and origin of viewpoints (including your own) benefits all.
Learning involves active participation, problem solving, and continuous reflection.
MO I will analyze and evaluate various philosophical positions, including my own, regarding “the connotation of understanding” and “being educated”
Warm Up - What is your connotation of “understanding” and “being educated.”
Please watch the following video-
Noam Chomsky - On Being Truly Educated
Please review - The unschooled mind: why even the best students in the best schools do not understand - Howard Gardner
Reflection - How do you feel with respect to the connection between the two pieces? Do you feel the students would agree with either of the above opinions? Why is your response so significant?