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Brainless sameness : the demise of one-size-fits-all instruction and the rise of competency based learning

Author: Robert Sornson
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brainless Sameness: The Demise of One-Size-Fits-All Instruction and the Rise of Competency Based Learning offers a careful look at how we came to have our traditional education system, and how it met the needs of a different time. By looking back at the past we can take on the task of change without casting blame, but with understanding. We will consider the systems design of the curriculum-driven one-size-fits-all  Read more...
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Sornson, Robert.
Brainless sameness.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2018036821
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Sornson
ISBN: 9781475844863 1475844867 9781475844870 1475844875
OCLC Number: 1035364094
Description: xiii, 139 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Time for disruptive innovation in our schools --
Our moment of opportunity --
Hasn't worked can't work won't work --
Designing student learning for the 21st century --
Personalized competency-based learning in elementary and preschool --
Personalized competency-based learning in secondary schools --
Personalized competency-based learning in higher education --
How to suck innovation out of the American education system --
Leading to innovation --
The equity agenda --
Bring back the joy --
We need leaders like you --
A call to action --
Which system do you want for your children?
Responsibility: Bob Sornson.

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This book is a manifesto for change to a system that allows students to fall in love with learning and stay in the growth mindset for life. It offers an inspired vision of what schools could be,  Read more...

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