Different Schools for a Different World: (School Improvement for 21st Century Skills, Global Citizenship, and Deeper Learning) (Solutions for Creating (Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve) (Paperback)

Different Schools for a Different World: (School Improvement for 21st Century Skills, Global Citizenship, and Deeper Learning) (Solutions for Creating (Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve) By Scott McLeod, Dean Shareski Cover Image

Different Schools for a Different World: (School Improvement for 21st Century Skills, Global Citizenship, and Deeper Learning) (Solutions for Creating (Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve) (Paperback)

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This resource details six key arguments for why educators must approach school improvement differently in the 21st century: (1) information literacy, (2) the economy, (3) learning, (4) boredom, (5) innovation, and (6) equity. Learn how schools are tackling these six arguments head-on in order to help students grow into global citizens, critical thinkers, innovators, and literate content consumers.

How this book will help you modernize your school culture and increase student success:

  • Consider the factors that are preventing students from being successful in the global 21st-century world.
  • Examine what makes traditional school improvement plans counterproductive.
  • Learn about the common building blocks of deeper learning schools.
  • Review the research that proves deeper learning environments enhance school results, such as student engagement and cultural competence.
  • Study profiles of several deeper learning schools that epitomize the kinds of diverse organizational and instructional models emerging around the world.


Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: The Information Literacy Argument
Chapter 2: The Economic Argument
Chapter 3: The Learning Argument
Chapter 4: The Boredom Argument
Chapter 5: The Innovation Argument
Chapter 6: The Equity Argument
Chapter 7: The Alternative
Epilogue
References and Resources


Product Details ISBN: 9781943874101
ISBN-10: 1943874107
Publisher: Solution Tree
Publication Date: August 31st, 2017
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve