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 School Others as Resources

The Global School: Others as Resources
Emily McCarren

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The Global Online Academy, International and Online

The Global Online Academy (GOA) is a consortium of independent schools that offers high-quality, learner-centered online courses for students of member schools. The number of member schools globally has grown from 10 in the first year to more than 60 (and counting) today. The GOA provides several opportunities to students: First, it gives them a chance to take courses that for various reasons (scheduling, the course is not offered at their school, etc.) they might not have been able to take. Michael Nachbar, the founding executive director of the consortium, describes the vision for the GOA: “There are lots of schools that are global—that have ...

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