The Take-Action Guide to World Class Learners Book 1: How to Make Personalization and Student Autonomy Happen
Publication Year: 2016
Your blueprint to entrepreneur-minded schooling The Take-Action Guide to World Class Learners series provides the most complete information available on designing twenty-first century schools poised to leapfrog into the future! These practice-oriented books expand on Dr. Yong Zhao’s acclaimedWorld Class Learners, which presents a new framework for cultivating creative and entrepreneurial students. Now, with this first book in the follow-up three-volume set, Zhao digs much deeper, revealing how exactly to put that framework into effect. This first book in the series provides specific strategies and practical advice on how to • Incorporate student choice for flexible, student-focused curriculum • Motivate students to turn strengths into passions • Cultivate students’ technical, creative, decision making, and communication skills Implement Zhao’s new paradigm shift one phase at a time, starting with ...
- Front Matter
- Subject Index
- Introduction: Making World Class Learners
- Chapter 1: Personalization and Autonomy
- Chapter 2: Creating Your Own School: What Student-Driven Curriculum Looks Like
- Chapter 3: Helping Students Turn Strengths Into Passions
- Chapter 4: Curriculum Flexibility and Breadth: Personalization With the Common Core
- Chapter 5: Mentoring and Guidance: The Role of Adults
- Chapter 6: Flexible Spaces, Schedules, and Roles: Enabling Personalization
- Chapter 7: Collaboration and Technology: Utilizing External Resources for Personalization
- Chapter 8: Autonomy With Responsibility: Preparing Ethical Entrepreneurs
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