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

Introduction Making World Class Learners
Introduction: Making World Class Learners
Yong Zhao

No More Boomerang Kids

“One in five people in their 20s and early 30s is currently living with his or her parents,” writes a 2014 New York Times Magazine article, “and 60 percent of all young adults receive financial support from them. That’s a significant increase from a generation ago, when only one in 10 young adults moved back home and few received financial support.” The article “It’s Official: The Boomerang Kids Won’t Leave” once again brought much attention to the issue of the economic conditions of today’s youth, the boomerang generation. For many reasons, mostly the lack of financial resources to be independent, an increasing number of today’s youth return to live with their parents, ...

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