Book Title: Different Schools for a Different World (School Improvement for 21st Century Skills, Global Citizenship, and Deeper Learning) (Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve))
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
Author: Scott McLeod
Part of the Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve series.
This short, actionable resource concisely explains the six key factors of school improvement in the 21st century: (1) information literacy, (2) the economy, (3) learning, (4) boredom, (5) innovation, and (6) equity. Quickly learn how schools are tackling these six areas head-on in order to help students grow into global citizens, critical thinkers, innovators, and literate content consumers.
How this quick guide 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.
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
References and Resources
Books in the Solutions for Creating the Learning Spaces Students Deserve series:
- Embracing a Culture of Joy
- Creating a Culture of Feedback
- Reimagining Literacy Through Global Collaboration
- Making Learning Flow
- Different Schools for a Different World
- Personalizing Learning Through Voice and Choice