Learner-Centered Innovation: Spark Curiosity, Ignite Passion and Unleash Genius

February 6, 2018|
Learner-Centered Innovation: Spark Curiosity, Ignite Passion and Unleash Genius by Katie Martin
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What if education could be better--for students and for educators?

Our changing world demands creative thinkers and collaborative problem solvers, but too often, schools stifle growth and discovery in favor of getting through the curriculum or preparing for "the test." Learning opportunities and teaching methods must evolve to match the ever-changing needs of today's learners.

When we tell kids to complete an assignment, we get compliance. When we empower learners to explore and learn how to make an impact on the world, we inspire problem solvers and innovators. This required change in education involves more than providing training for administrators and teachers to implement new curriculum or programs and resources; it demands that we, as teachers and leaders, create an environment where learners at every level are empowered to take risks in pursuit of learning and growth rather than perfection.

This book is for you if you are wondering . . .

  • What if learners were valued for their diverse talents and not just our traditional model of "smart"?

  • What if I could create new and better experiences for those I serve?

What if I could inspire students to learn, to discover their passions, and to share their ideas with the world?

Katie Martin is the Director of District Leadership for the Buck Institute for Education (BIE). She works with districts and school leaders to create the conditions that support deeper learning for all students. She has also served as middle school English language arts teacher, instructional coach, and lead the district new teacher me...
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Title:Learner-Centered Innovation: Spark Curiosity, Ignite Passion and Unleash Genius
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:356 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.74 in
Shipping dimensions:356 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.74 in
Published:February 6, 2018
Publisher:IMPress, LP
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781948334006

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