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Rewiring Education : How Technology Can Unlock Every Student's Potential - John Couch

Rewiring Education

How Technology Can Unlock Every Student's Potential

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2018
ISBN: 9781944648435
Number Of Pages: 272

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What if we could unlock the potential in every child? As it turns out, we can.

Apple’s iconic cofounder Steve Jobs had a powerful vision for education: employing technology to make an enormous impact on the lives of millions of students. To realize this vision, Jobs tapped John D. Couch, a trusted engineer and executive with a passion for education. Couch believed the real purpose of education was to help children discover their unique potential and empower them to reach beyond their perceived limitations.

Today, technology is increasingly integrated into every aspect of our lives, rewiring our homes, our jobs, and even our brains. Most important, it presents an opportunity to rewire education to enrich and strengthen our schools, children, and society

In Rewiring Education, Couch shares the professional lessons he's learned during his 50-plus years in education and technology. He takes us behind Apple's major research study, Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow (ACOT), and its follow-up (ACOT 2), highlighting the powerful effects of the Challenge-Based Learning framework. Going beyond Apple's walls, he also introduces us to some of the most extraordinary parents, educators, and entrepreneurs from around the world who have ignored the failed promises of memorization and, instead, utilize new science-backed methods and technologies that benefit all children, from those who struggle to honor students.

Rewiring Education presents a bold vision for the future of education, looking at promising emerging technologies and how we—as parents, teachers, and voters—can ensure children are provided with opportunities and access to the relevant, creative, collaborative, and challenging learning environments they need to succeed.



Chapter 1 Rewiring

Chapter 2 Design

Chapter 3 Potential

Chapter 4 Motivation

Chapter 5 Learning

Chapter 6 Spaces

Chapter 7 Challenges

Chapter 8 CBL

Chapter 9 Access

Chapter 10 Build

Chapter 11 Code

Chapter 12 Teaching

Chapter 13 Technology

Chapter 14 Transformative

Chapter 15 Futuristic



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ISBN: 9781944648435
ISBN-10: 1944648437
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st August 2018
Publisher: BenBella Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.3  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.43

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