The 20time Project: How educators can launch Google's formula for future-ready innovation
For educators stuck in the depths of the school-centered paradigm, the idea of implementing a strategy that allows learners to freely explore their interests and passions for even one minute a day is a burdensome ask. But, Kevin Brookhouser wants to provide an avenue for letting go of this mentality. In The 20time Project, he invites naysayers and learner-centered pioneers alike to discover the opportunities afforded to the entire learning community when learners can freely choose topics of exploration and educators can integrate learning targets within these individual pathways.
Learning to Improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better
Anthony S. Bryk, Louis M. Gomez, Alicia Grunow, and Paul G. LeMahieu
One of the missing links in accelerating the learner-centered movement is integrating research of all kinds into the learning ecosystem. To get to a system truly designed and meant for all learners, research and practice must coexist in a way they never have before. In their book, Learning to Improve, authors from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching take “learnings from six years of pragmatic activity” and introduce how these two sectors of research and practice can work together in transforming education to reach all learners.
A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change
Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown
Culture is often viewed as a slow-changing phenomenon where drastic shifts only play out over several decades or centuries at a time. Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown believe this line of thinking is showing inconsistencies with the pace of today’s world. In A New Culture of Learning, the authors invite you to join them in imagining a world where culture is in constant flux—where new technologies and innovative thinking are pushing us faster and faster into an unknown future.