Learning Reimagined takes its readers on a journey in search of innovation in the way we learn and teach. Filled with case studies and interviews, the book invites the reader to join the author as he travels the world to investigate the challenges that today's educators face. Illustrated throughout with outstanding colour photography by leading photojournalist Newsha Tavakolian, the book is unafraid to ask the most vital questions about the purpose of education and the true role of technology in its transformation. It captures a broad canvas of opinions from many of the world's foremost thinkers and practitioners from the world of education, technology and design, including Sir Ken Robinson, Noam Chomsky, Seth Godin, Sugata Mitra, Andreas Schleicher and many others.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 328
Weight: 1547 g
Dimensions: 235 x 265 x 30 mm
Given the nature of global change, transforming education around the world is one of the deepest, most urgent challenges we now face. With his open but penetrating gaze, Graham Brown-Martin is an ideal guide through the complex terrain of ideas and innovations that might just create the new forms of education that we really need Sir Ken Robinson When it comes to education, Graham Brown-Martin is never boring, always worth listening to and often profoundly accurate in his thinking Lord David Puttnam A tour de force of the world of education is presented in this comprehensive and powerful exploration of pedagogy and philosophy ... With contributions from a selection of internationally respected and acclaimed authors, researchers and thinkers this incisive, probing and critical work is of majestic proportions and quality. Detailed analysis and critiques of different education systems, developments and innovations are presented for consideration. Outstanding -- Len Parkyn The Teacher The impressive access to thinkers and academics will leave the reader with a new perspective on their own context and the courage to embrace the technological uncertainties that have accelerated into our lives ... One of the most useful and relevant texts for our times. -- Kieran Earley, Devonport High School for Boys, UK http://kieranearley.co.uk Off-the-wall but incisive, socialist but anarchic, impulsive but reasoned - Graham Brown-Martin's contradictions bring energy, excitement and vision to drive the fundamental changes in education we all need Conrad Wolfram, CEO and co-founder, Wolfram Research Europe Now that he's got over his love of technology Graham Brown-Martin has turned into just the firebrand we need Keri Facer, Professor of Education and Social Futures, University of Bristol, UK Graham Brown-Martin is the provocateur that education has needed for so long. His instinct for disruptive ideas and passion for effective pedagogy has made him a unique and powerful advocate for new and meaningful approaches to learning Dr. Michael Brooks, Scientist, Author, Free Radicals & the Learning 2030 Report In a time where reform in education is discussed across all fields of education, there are a few voices that stand out. Graham Brown-Martin is one of those with his brilliant - and often provoking - insights on how learning can become much more meaningful in the future Jacob Kragh, President, Lego Education