Stage 5: Students as World Changers

Big Questions, Big Solutions

How do we empower students to handle complexity -- and change the world? This question has always been at the heart of our work. And we continue to develop and refine resources that show us the way. In the craziness of the last week (I did three days of trainings in Australia, then a workshop… Continue reading Big Questions, Big Solutions

Stage 4: Disciplinary Thinking

Scientific Thinking 101

The natural sciences have traditionally come the closest to disciplinary thinking by teaching the scientific method and ensuring there are labs in most schools where at least a few times a year the students are able to behave like scientists. There are, however, two common pitfalls that derail scientific thinking: 1) Many teachers didactically teach… Continue reading Scientific Thinking 101