Andrew Figueroa 10F is done with his Division III (senior) project, and now he’s taking it on the road. As the primary writer and performer of Mixed-Race Mixtape, Figueroa has been refining the piece since he first performed it as part of his Div III project in October.
My last post looked at math as part of an inquiry-driven, interdisciplinary curriculum, with the focus on the individual learner's questions and needs. Let's turn now to some of the values and aspirations informing that approach -- inclusion, inspiration, empowerment, and positive change.
Since passing Div III, I’ve been reflecting on my experience—and there are a lot of things I wish I’d understood from the beginning. If you have not started Div III yet, here are three things you should know:
If you are an art enthusiast or just looking for some fun things to do in Western Massachusetts, some of the local art museums are worth exploring. The area is home to some of the best college museums in the country, including the following:
Whether college, high school, elementary school, or preschool age, today's students are going to face challenges heretofore unknown. The pace of change is accelerating, and it's estimated that 70 percent of them will end up in jobs not yet invented. They will collaborate with people on multiple continents, struggling to solve problems we don't yet recognize.