Review of Heller et al.'s Rethinking readiness: Deeper learning for college, work, and life

Brian C. Preble

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/er.v25.2305

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Rethinking Readiness: Deeper Learning for College, Work, and Life

Editor: Rafael Heller
Editor: Rebecca E. Wolfe
Editor: Adria Steinberg
Abstract: Rethinking Readiness offers a new set of competencies to replace the narrow learning goals of No Child Left Behind and, in chapters written by some of the nation’s most well-respected education scholars, explores their implications for schools. Today’s students must cultivate the full range of intellectual, interpersonal, and intrapersonal capacities that have been grouped together under the banner of “deeper learning.” Rethinking Readiness focuses on how educators and policy makers should move forward to provide the educational experiences that students need to become truly well prepared for college, careers, and civic life, including changes in curriculum, teacher evaluation, and student assessment. As state leaders chart a new course for K–12 education in the Every Student Succeeds Act era, Rethinking Readiness offers a succinct and compelling vision for a new agenda for school reform so future generations can prosper in a rapidly changing world.
Publisher: Harvard Education Press
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