In our educational spaces, we often break our areas of expertise down into specific subject matters. We educate, train, and certify classroom teachers in terms of grade bands and content or disciplines. Students in schools spend time blocked off in different subjects where they receive instruction in a content area and earn grades that signify […]Read more "Blending Practices, Skills, and Content in Teaching and Learning"
Many important societal problems are neither simple nor easily solved; they are wicked problems. A wicked problem is a social or cultural challenge that involves many social systems and groups, has unpredictable outcomes, and defies typical problem-solving techniques. Wicked problem is a phrase originally used in social planning to describe a problem that is difficult […]Read more "Wicked Problems"
Literacy in the Disciplines, 6-12 (LiD) is pleased to announce our next after-school Webinar Series session. Traversing, Transforming, Transcending, and Transgressing wicked problems in the classroom. Many critical societal problems are neither simple nor easily solved; they are wicked problems (Zellner & Campbell, 2015). A wicked problem is a social or cultural challenge that involves […]Read more "Webinar: Transdisciplinarity as a Gateway to Critical Literacy"