Includes bibliographical references and index.;Introduction: making world class learners / Yong Zhao -- Personalization and autonomy / Yong Zhao -- Creating your own school: what student-driven curriculum looks like / Gabriel F. Rshaid -- Helping students turn strengths into passions / Homa Tavangar -- Curriculum flexibility and breadth: personalization with the Common Core / Kay Tucker -- Mentoring and guidance: the role of adults / Homa Tavangar -- Flexible spaces, schedules, and roles: enabling personalization / Kay Tucker -- Collaboration and technology: utilizing external resources for personalization / Kay Tucker -- Autonomy with responsibility: preparing ethical entrepreneurs / Emily McCarren. "This volume provides specific strategies and practical advice on how to incorporate student choice for flexible, student-focused curriculum, motivate students to turn strengths into passions, and cultivate students' technical, creative, decision-making, and communication skills"--Back cover.
From the Publisher
This first book in a new series shows educators at all levels what it takes to help students become more insightful, creative, communicative, technically skilled, and decisive. This book gives practical guidance to implement the new education paradigm--the entrepreneur-oriented education paradigm--outlined in the Corwin publication World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. This book on Personalized Education expands the elements of a world-class education that aims to cultivate globally competent, creative, and entrepreneurial talents with practical ideas and examples that correlate closely to 21stCentury demands for students with technical skills, creativity, decision making capacity and great communication skills.
Publisher: Corwin, a SAGE Company
November 17, 2015
x, 215 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Tavangar, Homa Sabet, author. ; McCarren, Emily, author.
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