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Your blueprint for nurturing globally connected students The 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 acclaimed World Class Learners, which presents a new framework for cultivating creative and entrepreneurial students. Now, with this third book in the follow-up three-volume set, Zhao reveals how to help students learn and prepare for a globalized world. The third book in the series outlines how to:  • Transform students into strong, responsible global citizens  • Leverage experts, networks, and partner school relationships  • Implement a “glocalized” Global Campus or classroom Implement Zhao’s new paradigm shift one phase at a time, starting with any book. 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

The Global Campus
The Global Campus
Yong Zhao
The Global Campus: An Introduction

This introductory chapter to the global campus will touch upon the following points: How is the global campus defined? How does the global campus fit in with personalized learning and product-oriented learning? How does a global campus cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit? What actions or attributes characterize students as contributing and responsible members of the global society? What are the various forms and shapes that global campuses can take on?

Once educators have reflected on these questions, they will also need to undergo certain mind shifts to implement global campuses: for example, rethink global competition; re-envision differences as strengths; adopt the glocalization mindset; and instead of the add-on mentality, implement the global campus while limiting increases ...

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