Presentation at SYFR/Austin
Schools are agents for stability and for change
Schools are agents for the integration of immigrants
High school students are at the peak of transition from being shaped by to shaping their environments
Who is in charge of shaping the shared world of school... That is the challenge for teachers and students
Intergenerational issues among faculty
Prepare students for a fast changing world, a multi-cultural world, life-long learning.
Teachers as model learners
Challenges posed by neurobiological limitations
Do we see ourselves as teachers of other societies?
Do we see ourselves as learners of other societies?
Why do we teach history?
Should we teach about the mistakes of science?
We went into a critique of famous scientists in history and their brain research. We are off track again on the 21st Century conversation if we don't right the ship. This is like a review of literature.
What we mean by multi-cultural is changing with the increase of collaborative technology.
Good conversation on multi-culturalism in schools, but we seem to be grasping for the 21st Century connection.