Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children

Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children

by Yong Zhao

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ISBN-13: 9781506316093
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/08/2018
Series: Corwin Impact Leadership Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 577,616
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Yong Zhao currently serves as the Presidential Chair and Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he is also a Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership. He is also a professorial fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy, Victoria University. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has published over 100 articles and 20 books, including Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World, Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. He is a recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association and was named one of the 2012 10 most influential people in educational technology by the Tech & Learn Magazine. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education. His latest book World Class Learners has won several awards including the Society of Professors of Education Book Award (2013), Association of Education Publishers’ (AEP) Judges’ Award and Distinguished Achievement Award in Education Leadership(2013).


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction: Stop Looking at My Bad Leg
Chapter 1: The Ambitious Pursuit of Mediocrity: How Education Curtails Children’s Potential for Greatness
Chapter 2: All Children Are Above the Average: The Potential for Greatness
Chapter 3: A Musician Must Make Music: The Need to Be Great
Chapter 4: Take Control: Personalizable Education for Greatness
Chapter 5: Trust Me: Realizing Personalizable Education
References
Index

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