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 Book 1. Better yet, read all three volumes for a complete blueprint to entrepreneur-minded schooling. “The ideal school should provide opportunities and resources to enable students to personalize their educational experiences instead of receiving a uniform standardized, externally prescribed, education diet.” —Yong Zhao
Introduction Making World Class Learners
No More Boomerang Kids
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