Monday, September 2, 2013

Welcome to LEAD: Learning. Exploring. Analyzing. Designing.

Cougars Learn Together
LEAD (Learning. Exploring. Analyzing. Designing.) is Frisch's student-designed curriculum.


* demonstrate mastery of curricular content
* reveal ability to analyze content through myriad lenses
* apply analysis to real world events
* create relevance between text and life through research and evaluation

Paper components:

* selection of text acting as springboard for assignment
* sophisticated analysis of text, including its literary components and its cultural identity
* explanation of how the text applies to a real world issue or dilemma
* selection of media through which you bring to life a complex issue
* selection of sources (at least five) through which you will gain greater understanding of your topic
                 ^ books, newspaper/magazine articles, popular and scholarly journals
                 ^ art forms such as works of visual art, music and theatrical or dance performances
                 ^ interviews with experts in the field
                 ^ videos
                 ^ blogs (though the responsibility to fact check and assess for quality and validity rests on                       you)

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