Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education

Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children

by Yong Zhao

How do you close the achievement gap? Start by changing the question.

When we use the achievement gap to define success, we shortchange our students. It’s time to recognize that the potential for greatness lies in a unique form within each child—and that the goal of education should be to encourage and develop it. This inspiring manifesto brings in research from different disciplines and demonstrates how to uncover individual greatness by giving students control of their learning. You’ll also find:

Strategies for implementing personalizable education
Examples showing practices that have gone wrong—and right
Guidance for teaching disadvantaged students

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: Human Need for Greatness
Chapter 4: Take Control: Personalizable Education for Greatness
Chapter 5: Leave Me Alone: Realizing Personalizable Education

Published: 8th February 2018
ISBN: 9781506316093
Number Of Pages: 120
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