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Discuss It

In person or online, dive into these essential questions:

  • During a typical school week, how much agency do students have?
  • Does agency increase or decrease as students move from early grades to high school?
  • How much agency do your teachers have each week?
  • What are small steps your school could take to afford students and teachers more agency?
  • Note that a senior exec of Apple Computer has stated, “We’ve determined that any employee that needs a boss is no longer employable.” Are your students prepared for this environment?

Explore It

Check out What School Could Be and our discussion guide to dig deeper.