World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students

World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students

by Yong Zhao
     
 

Prepare your students for the globalized world!

To succeed in the global economy, students need to function as entrepreneurs: resourceful, flexible and creative. Researcher and Professor Yong Zhao unlocks the secrets to cultivating independent thinkers who are willing and able to create jobs and contribute positively to the globalized society. This book shows

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Overview

Prepare your students for the globalized world!

To succeed in the global economy, students need to function as entrepreneurs: resourceful, flexible and creative. Researcher and Professor Yong Zhao unlocks the secrets to cultivating independent thinkers who are willing and able to create jobs and contribute positively to the globalized society. This book shows how teachers, administrators and even parents can:

  • Understand the entrepreneurial spirit and harness it
  • Foster student autonomy and leadership
  • Champion inventive learners with necessary resources
  • Develop global partners and resources

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452203980
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/26/2012
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
178,978
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: To Create Is Human
1. The Wrong Bet: Why Common Curriculum and Standards Won't Help
2. The Changed World: The Need for Entrepreneurs
3. What Makes an Entrepreneur: The Entrepreneurial Spirit
4. Achievement Gap vs. Entrepreneurship Gap: The Myth of Education Giants
5. China vs. the U.S.: How the Best Education Stifles the Entrepreneurial Spirit
6. From Accident to Design: A Paradigm Shift
7. Freedom to Learn: Student Autonomy and Leadership
8. Product-Oriented Learning: Works That Matter
9. The Globe Is Our Campus: Global Entrepreneurs and Enterprises
10. Create a World-Class Education: Principles and Indicators
Index

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