"Redefining Rigor" By Tony Wagner
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The assignment was to summarize an article from a journal such as ASCD's Educational Leadership. This paper examines an article by Tony Wagner that is from the latest issue of that journal. The author focuses on seven survival skills which graduates of today's high school need according to interviews with civic, university and business leaders. The paper looks at how the present curriculum focuses instead on test preparation to the detriment of students.
From the Paper:""Across the United States, I see schools that are succeeding at making adequate yearly progress but failing our students. Increasingly, there is only one curriculum: test prep" (Wagner, 2008). This is the observation of Tony Wagner, co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education writing one of a series of articles on "Expecting Excellence" the theme of the latest issue of ASCD's journal Educational Leadership. To identify what is right and wrong with today's high school curriculum Wagner interviewed business and civic leaders and observed classes "in...""
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