- What Is the Curriculum For? If the schedule is flexible and more personalized, it is more likely to facilitate the kind of dynamic curriculum that students now need.
- It’s useful to think of the curriculum in terms of structure, content, mode, and ethos.
Where to Begin?
The proper starting point is to ask what students should know and be able to do as a result of their education. This question has led to various attempts to reframe the curriculum in terms of competencies.
- CURIOSITY—THE ABILITY TO ASK QUESTIONS AND EXPLORE HOW THE WORLD WORKS
- CREATIVITY—THE ABILITY TO GENERATE NEW IDEAS AND TO APPLY THEM IN PRACTICE
- CRITICISM—THE ABILITY TO ANALYZE INFORMATION AND IDEAS AND TO FORM REASONED ARGUMENTS AND JUDGMENTS
- COMMUNICATION—THE ABILITY TO EXPRESS THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS CLEARLY AND CONFIDENTLY IN A RANGE OF MEDIA AND FORMS
- COLLABORATION—THE ABILITY TO WORK CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH OTHERS
- COMPASSION—THE ABILITY TO EMPATHIZE WITH OTHERS AND TO ACT ACCORDINGLY
- COMPOSURE—THE ABILITY TO CONNECT WITH THE INNER LIFE OF FEELING AND DEVELOP A SENSE OF PERSONAL HARMONY AND BALANCE
- CITIZENSHIP—THE ABILITY TO ENGAGE CONSTRUCTIVELY WITH SOCIETY AND TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROCESSES THAT SUSTAIN IT