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In kindergartens these days, children spend more time with math worksheets and phonics flashcards than building blocks and finger paint. Kindergarten is becoming more like the rest of school. In this book, we argue for exactly the opposite: the rest of school (even the rest of life) should be more like
Lifelong Kindergarten

In kindergartens these days, children spend more time with math worksheets and phonics flashcards than building blocks and finger paint. Kindergarten is becoming more like the rest of school. In this book, we argue for exactly the opposite: the rest of school (even the rest of life) should be more like

If political and school leaders—whom we consider the major audiences for this book—want to adapt learning and teaching environments to the demands of the 21st century, it is imperative that they understand the real challenges that future graduates will face. If we hope to prepare our students and graduates for the
Different Schools for a Different World

If political and school leaders—whom we consider the major audiences for this book—want to adapt learning and teaching environments to the demands of the 21st century, it is imperative that they understand the real challenges that future graduates will face. If we hope to prepare our students and graduates for the

You can’t these days throw a stone without hitting someone whose fortune was changed by the power of the internet. There are thousands of performers who were catapulted to stardom by YouTube, droves of mobile gaming companies that have seen great success in the app market, more product lines and categories
Teach and Grow Rich

You can’t these days throw a stone without hitting someone whose fortune was changed by the power of the internet. There are thousands of performers who were catapulted to stardom by YouTube, droves of mobile gaming companies that have seen great success in the app market, more product lines and categories

Back in the old days, one could only dream to live a better life than that of his or her parents. But today, there’s no limit to what one can do. When our basic needs from food, shelter and security are met, we start to dream bigger. Not only do we
Prepared

Back in the old days, one could only dream to live a better life than that of his or her parents. But today, there’s no limit to what one can do. When our basic needs from food, shelter and security are met, we start to dream bigger. Not only do we

It is no longer enough that we educate only to the standards of the traditional literacies. If students are to survive, let alone thrive, in the 21st-century culture of technology-driven automation, abundance, and access to global labor markets, then independent thinking and its corollary, creative thinking, hold the highest currency. To
Literacy Is Not Enough

It is no longer enough that we educate only to the standards of the traditional literacies. If students are to survive, let alone thrive, in the 21st-century culture of technology-driven automation, abundance, and access to global labor markets, then independent thinking and its corollary, creative thinking, hold the highest currency. To

Eradicate Average! CULTURIZE Your School. Average schools don't inspire greatness--and greatness is what our world needs if we are going to produce world-changing learners. In Culturize, author and education leader Jimmy Casas shares insights into what it takes to cultivate a community of learners who embody the innately human traits our
Culturize

Eradicate Average! CULTURIZE Your School. Average schools don't inspire greatness--and greatness is what our world needs if we are going to produce world-changing learners. In Culturize, author and education leader Jimmy Casas shares insights into what it takes to cultivate a community of learners who embody the innately human traits our

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill-in-the-blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _____.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking-all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities
I Wish My Teacher Knew

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill-in-the-blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _____.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking-all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities

Innovation and entrepreneurship provide a way forward for solving the global challenges of the 21st century, building sustainable development, creating jobs, generating renewed economic growth, and advancing human welfare. To prepare global, creative, and entrepreneurial talents, education should not harm any child who aspires to do so or suppress their curiosity,
World Class Learners

Innovation and entrepreneurship provide a way forward for solving the global challenges of the 21st century, building sustainable development, creating jobs, generating renewed economic growth, and advancing human welfare. To prepare global, creative, and entrepreneurial talents, education should not harm any child who aspires to do so or suppress their curiosity,

Online learning has improved dramatically since its arrival. Online content is becoming more engaging. And most students now have an internet device within reach, whether as a laptop, a tablet, or a mobile smartphone. Furthermore, an increasing number of students are experiencing online learning while continuing to attend their traditional brick-and-mortar
Blended

Online learning has improved dramatically since its arrival. Online content is becoming more engaging. And most students now have an internet device within reach, whether as a laptop, a tablet, or a mobile smartphone. Furthermore, an increasing number of students are experiencing online learning while continuing to attend their traditional brick-and-mortar

The IQ test is just a brief assessment of one trait. It doesn’t say anything about a person’s past or future potential. It’s only used to match a person to an intervention. Each person has numerous opportunities to demonstrate their intellectual prowess. A single test score certainly has no impact on
Ungifted

The IQ test is just a brief assessment of one trait. It doesn’t say anything about a person’s past or future potential. It’s only used to match a person to an intervention. Each person has numerous opportunities to demonstrate their intellectual prowess. A single test score certainly has no impact on

In 2001, The Guardian newspaper launched a competition called “The School I’d Like”. The initiative posed what seemed like a natural and appropriate question at the turn of the new century inviting children of school age to tell how they might change education and their experience of schooling for the better.  From
The School I'd Like: Revisited

In 2001, The Guardian newspaper launched a competition called “The School I’d Like”. The initiative posed what seemed like a natural and appropriate question at the turn of the new century inviting children of school age to tell how they might change education and their experience of schooling for the better.  From

Waldorf education aims at enabling students as fully as possible to choose and to realize their individual path through life as adults, and stresses to teachers that the best way to provide meaningful support for the child is to fully comprehend the phases of child development and to bring “age-appropriate” content
Understanding Waldorf Education

Waldorf education aims at enabling students as fully as possible to choose and to realize their individual path through life as adults, and stresses to teachers that the best way to provide meaningful support for the child is to fully comprehend the phases of child development and to bring “age-appropriate” content

This book is mainly about of television and media's time and content on children. The studies on how children respond to content led us to ask: what exactly are our children watching? Can they make sense of it? Will they try to imitate what happens on screen? Could they learn from
Screen Time

This book is mainly about of television and media's time and content on children. The studies on how children respond to content led us to ask: what exactly are our children watching? Can they make sense of it? Will they try to imitate what happens on screen? Could they learn from

The core idea of this book is simple: institutions of learning can be designed and run as learning organizations. In other words, schools can be made sustainably vital and creative, not by fiat or command or by regulation or forced rankings, but by adopting a learning orientation. This means involving everyone
Schools That Learn

The core idea of this book is simple: institutions of learning can be designed and run as learning organizations. In other words, schools can be made sustainably vital and creative, not by fiat or command or by regulation or forced rankings, but by adopting a learning orientation. This means involving everyone

Girls need your support, as there is so much in their lives that works against them to succeed academically especially in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses. They may not ever want to continue in these courses into college, but they should be given the chance to do well.
Teaching the Female Brain

Girls need your support, as there is so much in their lives that works against them to succeed academically especially in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses. They may not ever want to continue in these courses into college, but they should be given the chance to do well.

Deeper Learning is the process of preparing and empowering students to master essential academic content, think critically and solve complex problems, work collaboratively, com-municate effectively, have an academic mindset, and be self-directed in their education. It fully encompasses the educational goals that, taken together, constitute the foundation for developing the single
Deeper Learning

Deeper Learning is the process of preparing and empowering students to master essential academic content, think critically and solve complex problems, work collaboratively, com-municate effectively, have an academic mindset, and be self-directed in their education. It fully encompasses the educational goals that, taken together, constitute the foundation for developing the single

There is a wide recognition around the world that the traditional models of schooling are no longer fit for purpose. Teaching is an extraordinary profession, a vocation and, above all, a great privilege. However, teachers cannot educate children by themselves. It is not teachers or parents who are the shapers of
Creating Tomorrow's Schools Today

There is a wide recognition around the world that the traditional models of schooling are no longer fit for purpose. Teaching is an extraordinary profession, a vocation and, above all, a great privilege. However, teachers cannot educate children by themselves. It is not teachers or parents who are the shapers of

When and where have you been a part of a culture of thinking? That is, when have you been in a place where the group’s collective thinking as well as each individual’s thinking was valued, visible, and actively promoted as part of the regular day-to-day experience of all group members? Over
Creating Cultures of Thinking

When and where have you been a part of a culture of thinking? That is, when have you been in a place where the group’s collective thinking as well as each individual’s thinking was valued, visible, and actively promoted as part of the regular day-to-day experience of all group members? Over

In this book, you may be surprised to learn that the brain is designed to do extraordinary mental calculations. We do it every time we catch a ball, or maneuver our car around a pothole in the road. We often do complex calculations, solve complex equations unconsciously, unaware that we sometimes
A Mind for Numbers

In this book, you may be surprised to learn that the brain is designed to do extraordinary mental calculations. We do it every time we catch a ball, or maneuver our car around a pothole in the road. We often do complex calculations, solve complex equations unconsciously, unaware that we sometimes

Today, most thoughtful educators agree that the industrial age model of content-driven education no longer serves our students. The goal of education has changed from the transfer of knowledge to the inculcation of wisdom, born of experience, which will help students to succeed in an increasingly ambiguous future. Schools must either
EdJourney

Today, most thoughtful educators agree that the industrial age model of content-driven education no longer serves our students. The goal of education has changed from the transfer of knowledge to the inculcation of wisdom, born of experience, which will help students to succeed in an increasingly ambiguous future. Schools must either

This book tackles the development of the education model and the reasons why students don't like schools. The education model is teacher-focused, one-size-fits-all, and the student is isolated in the learning process. Yet the students, who have grown up in an interactive digital world, learn differently. Schooled on Google and Wikipedia,
One Size Does Not Fit All

This book tackles the development of the education model and the reasons why students don't like schools. The education model is teacher-focused, one-size-fits-all, and the student is isolated in the learning process. Yet the students, who have grown up in an interactive digital world, learn differently. Schooled on Google and Wikipedia,

Educators across the country are intimately familiar with the struggles of children experiencing adversity, as are social workers, mentors, pediatricians, and parents. If you work with kids who are growing up in poverty or other adverse circumstances, you know that they can be difficult for teachers and other professionals to reach,
Helping Children Succeed

Educators across the country are intimately familiar with the struggles of children experiencing adversity, as are social workers, mentors, pediatricians, and parents. If you work with kids who are growing up in poverty or other adverse circumstances, you know that they can be difficult for teachers and other professionals to reach,

Education has never had so many tools at its disposal to improve the teaching and learning processes. These are exciting times for everyone in the discipline. Neuroscience and psychology nurture our understanding of how the brain learns and help us identify the best teaching practices possible. Although the tools of the
Mind, Brain, and Education Science

Education has never had so many tools at its disposal to improve the teaching and learning processes. These are exciting times for everyone in the discipline. Neuroscience and psychology nurture our understanding of how the brain learns and help us identify the best teaching practices possible. Although the tools of the

By acting as coaches, educators help students to mature socially as well as academically, within a respectful atmosphere. In a true coaching environment, teachers and students produce a continuous flow of synergy: One creative idea sparks another, leading to motivation and engagement; students are complimented rather than reprimanded for solving problems
Teachers as Classroom Coaches

By acting as coaches, educators help students to mature socially as well as academically, within a respectful atmosphere. In a true coaching environment, teachers and students produce a continuous flow of synergy: One creative idea sparks another, leading to motivation and engagement; students are complimented rather than reprimanded for solving problems

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