This district’s teachers model those characteristics and behaviors. They create dynamic classroom activities in which students sense the value of their own talents — as extensions of the society in which they are a significant part.
Real learning is the product of both cognitive and emotional engagement. A kind of connectedness that transforms us. Even transcends our mundane existence into a panoply of possibilities.
For content to be meaningful in a curriculum there must be a clear expression of what will influence a change — in student perspective, performance, or deep knowledge.