Chen, Milton

Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in our Schools

Chen, Milton - Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in our Schools, ebook


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A former Sesame Street innovator 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 way 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.

Keywords: the liberation of curriculum, the liberation of students, the liberation of teachers, the liberation of schools, education reform, Sesame , Street and education, Sesame Street’, s curriculum, learning from television,  , George Lucas Educational Foundation, imagine , teaching and learning, Google and learning, YouTube and learning, TeacherTube and learning, Fac and learning, iPhones and learning, video games and learning, GPS devices and learning, open source textbooks and learning, interactive whiteboards and learning

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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