Why the question is more important than the answer

If education is essentially a search for meaning, then should our goal as teachers be to ask good questions even when there are no clear answers? For decades, our education systems have been built around the transmission of knowledge from teacher to student.  The prescribed curriculum provided one path through the maze and gave students few opportunities to … More Why the question is more important than the answer

A relevant curriculum

Over recent decades, the term curriculum has been used in different ways.  When I was teaching, curriculum was understood as lists of subjects, learning areas and courses of study.  You had the syllabus and it told you everything you needed to teach to your class.  We know this content-prescriptive approach limited the scope of teachers to … More A relevant curriculum