Education Nation

Six Leading Edges of Innovation in our Schools
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Genre: Education
Original Publish Date: Jun 24, 2010
Product Number: EB00058438
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470875452
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Description

An educational innovator who worked at Sesame Workshop and The George Lucas Educational Foundation offers a new vision for learning As a result of constant innovation, learning is no longer limited by traditional confines and we're moving beyond students tied to their chairs, desks, and textbooks-and teachers locked away in classrooms. In Education Nation author Milton Chen draws from extensive experience in media-from his work on Sesame Street in its nascent years to his role as executive director of the George Lucas Educational Foundation-to support a vision for a new world of learning. This book, in six chapters, explores the "edges" in education—the places where K-12 learning has already seen revolutionary changes through innovative reform and the use of technology. -Examines ways in which learning can be revolutionized through innovative reform and the use of technology -Explores the ever-expanding world of technology for breakthroughs in teaching and learning -Includes many wonderful resources to support innovation in schools across the nation This important book offers a clear vision for tomorrow's classrooms that will enhance learning opportunities for all children.

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