Thursday, August 23, 2012

yong zhao - w steve

chat - saying they are changed educators since heaing Yong at iste

making paradigm worse by trying to fix it
personalized and strength based learning system
make things that matter to them 
via jackie: learning-on-the-edge/
@jackiegerstein 11:38 AM
New Models for Education: Maker Faire and the Young Makers Program


learning/portfolio management system - wanting to reach 1000 schools

Yong Zhao
University of Oregon
Dr. Yong Zhao is an internationally known scholar, author, and speaker. His works focus on the implications of globalization and technology on education. He has designed schools that cultivate global competence, developed computer games for language learning, and founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models. He has published over 100 articles and 20 books, including Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization and World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. He is a recipient of the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association and was named one of the 2012 10 most influential people in educational technology by the Tech & LearnMagazine. He is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education.
He currently serves as the Presidential Chair and Associate Dean for Global Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he is also Weinman Professor of Technology and Professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership.