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Course Description

Does it seem that it is becoming harder and harder to get kids interested and engaged in learning? As educators, do we sometimes feel that our obsession with high stakes testing has sapped the joy out of learning? In Most Likely to Succeed, the authors not only point out where we have gone wrong, but also present a number of individuals and institutions that understand the importance of bringing joy and a creative approach back to teaching. These promising approaches focus more on teaching cognitive and social skills, rather than rote memorization. They focus on building character, rather than simply test preparation. They focus on self-discovery, rather than fit everyone into the same mold. This book gives educators a sense of hope and permission to do what we have always known to be best; bring joy and a passion for learning back to the classroom.

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Section Title
Book Study: Most Likely to Succeed
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $310.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era by Tony Wagner, Scribner, ISBN: 978-1501104329
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with Teacher Study.


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawal requests submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located at: https://ce.spu.edu under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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