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Students as Global Entrepreneurs is a radically different education philosophy. It aims to cultivate self-regulated, responsible, and creative individuals who are capable of creating their jobs or positions instead of shaping themselves to fit in. It starts with the natural curiosity of children and supports them to develop their strengths and preserve their motivation for learning. It encourages families, schools, and communities to build on their uniqueness instead of trying to become more like others. It helps individuals and communities to view others as potential collaborators, clients and customers, and markets for their uniqueness instead of competitors. This approach does not ignore the basics or common knowledge required to be competent citizens but teaches them in a different way. Instead of imposing on them, this approach inspires children to actively seek them.
Table of Contents
|About the Author||p. xi|
|Introduction: To Create Is Human||p. 1|
|The Wrong Bet: Why Common Curriculum and Standards Won't Help||p. 23|
|The Changed World: The Need for Entrepreneurs||p. 49|
|What Makes an Entrepreneur: The Entrepreneurial Spirit||p. 75|
|Achievement Gap vs. Entrepreneurship Gap: The Myth of Education Giants||p. 99|
|China vs. the United States: How the Best Education Stifles the Entrepreneurial Spirit||p. 119|
|From Accident to Design: A Paradigm Shift||p. 143|
|Freedom to Learn: Student Autonomy and Leadership||p. 165|
|Product-Oriented Learning: Works That Matter||p. 189|
|The Globe Is Our Campus: Global Entrepreneurs and Enterprises||p. 213|
|Create a World Class Education: Principles and Indicators||p. 235|
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