Wolk, Steven, "Why Go to School?" Phi Delta Kappan, 88(May, 2007), 648-658.
Proposes a curriculum to cover what schools do not teach: to shape self-identity, to acquire a love of learning, to become caring citizens, to see the moral and ecological implications of our actions, to appreciate cultural differences and to heal the social fabric, to assume responsibility for social and planetary well-being, to learn the processes of peace and non-violence, to gain critical media literacy, to enhance our responsibility for global well-being, to exercise creativity and imagination, and to learn how to conduct and maintain meaningful personal and family life.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Content Selection and Organization, Curriculum Aims and Objectives
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