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—Yong Zhao, Ph. D. , Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas If you have children, or teach children, or want our children to succeed, this is a must-read book, – Daniel H. They need real tools in real time, —Todd Rose, best-selling author of The End of Average. That WE can change education, and he shows us just how successful schools everywhere are overcoming change-killing inertia in our schools, grant Lichtman throws down the challenge for all of us.
Importantly, moving the levers is completely possible today, and in fact is already happening now in many schools, that’s why Moving the Rock is so important. Grant Lichtman has guidance for anyone – teachers, parents, administrators, government officials – intent on helping young people succeed not ‘someday,’ but today, moving the Rock is an inspiring call to action for all educators. Pink, best-selling author of Drive and A Whole New Mind Grant Lichtman’s book is a clear and comprehensive guide to the what and the how of educational transformation, drawing on research and extensive experience in the education community, Grant Lichtman outlines the seven essential levers that can profoundly change our schools so that we are teaching all our children how to learn, including • Creating the Demand for Better Schools • Building School-Community Learning Laboratories • Encouraging Open Access to Knowledge • Fixing How We Measure Student Success • Teaching the Teachers what They Really Need to Know • and more At the end of each of each chapter there are one or more challenges, ways that all of us can collectively turn the pioneering work of others into transformation for all our schools.
—Tony Wagner, Harvard Ilab Expert in Residence, and best-selling author of The Global Achievement Gap and Creating Innovators This book gives me hope for a brighter future in education, harvard University Moving the Rock: Seven Levers WE Can Press to Transform Educationgives educators, parents, administrators, students, and other stakeholders a clear paradigm for transforming our outmoded schools into schools that will help our children to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
Moving the Rock shows the important roles all of us can play in un-sticking it by moving seven specific levers that will change the focus of education from what we teach to how we learn, advance Praise for Moving the Rock The future comes at us fast – which means school reformers don’t have time to wait.
Organized around essential levers for change, it is a must-read for anyone who wants to make a difference in our schools, despite the dark clouds imposed by misguided policies, Grant Lichtman diligently tells stories of grass-roots innovations in the classrooms and schools all over the world.
Автор: Helm April Leigh.
Жанр книги: Наука, обучение.
Объем: 620 стр. 323 иллюстрации
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Правообладатель: John Wiley & Sons Limited
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