Disrupting Class

How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns

by Clayton Christensen , Michael Horn , Curtis Johnson

Number of pages: 272

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

BBB Library: Education

ISBN: 9780071749107

About the Authors

Clayton Christensen : Christensen is the Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business


Michael Horn : He is cofounder and director of Innosight Institute. He holds a


Curtis Johnson : Johnson is a writer and consultant who served as a college


Editorial Review

Provocatively titled, Disrupting Class is just what America's K-12 education system needs--a well thought-through proposal for using technology to better serve students and bring our schools into the 21st Century. Unlike so many education 'reforms, ' this is not small-bore stuff. For that reason alone, it's likely to be resisted by defenders of the status quo, even though it's necessary and right for our kids.  According to recent studies in neuroscience, the way we learn doesn't always match up with the way we are taught. If we hope to stay competitive—academically, economically, and technologically—we need to rethink our understanding of intelligence, reevaluate our educational system, and reinvigorate our commitment to learning. In other words, we need disruptive innovation.  

Book Reviews

"Disrupting Class, by Christensen, Horn, and Johnson, was last year's star solutions manual, receiving much attention and acclaim from not only the business community, but also education leaders, as evidenced byfavorable reviews and testimonials found on a web site related to the book." e-Learning Mag

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