Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century

Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century

by Monica Martinez, Dennis McGrath

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ISBN-13: 9781595589590
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 06/17/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Monica R. Martinez is the chief school support officer for the XQ Institute. Former president of the New Tech Network and former vice president of KnowledgeWorks, she was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She lives in the Bay Area. Dennis McGrath, PhD, is a professor of sociology at the Community College of Philadelphia where he won the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award. He is the author of The Collaborative Advantage: Lessons from K-16 Educational Reform , among other works. He lives in Philadelphia.

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The schools featured in the book are :
MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland, Ohio
Impact Academy of Arts & Technology in Hayward, California
Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
King Middle School and Casco Bay High School in Portland, Maine
Rochester High School in Rochester, Indiana
High Tech High in San Diego, California
Avalon School in St. Paul, Minnesota

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