Creativity is acknowledged as being at the top of the learning hierarchy. Above evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and knowing.
My kids did their assignments. But they were almost lifeless in terms of academic growth. And they were unable to tell me what, if anything, they were getting out of school.
“But” she added, “technology is evolving in ways that require insight and an ability to communicate effectively.
Our professors had each one of us present and defend our course mastery statement. In several ways. Student readiness. Alignment with both the general and subject area mastery statements. Logical spiraling considerations with other grade levels. Scope in the context of time allotments and instructional configurations.