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Introduction: Architectures of Care: Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj, and Carola Suárez-Orozco

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This introductory chapter explains the various aspects of the Ross Schools' ambition to educate the whole child for the whole world. This objective will serve as an antidote to the current malaise in ... More


Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, we are living in a global era, yet schooling systems remain generally reactive and slow to adapt to shifting economic, technological, demographic, and ... More


Multimedia Literacy: A Critical Component of Twenty-first Century Education

Elizabeth M. Daley and Holly Willis

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores some of the new media technology currently being used by educational institutions to support student creativity. Two facts regarding technology usage remain clear. First, ... More


Object Lessons

Sherry Turkle

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses the importance of objects—artistic and mundane—in fuelling the passions of children who will eventually become some of the most important inventors and scientists. It engages ... More


A Tangled Web: Reflections on the Roles of Science, Policy, and Assessment in Education

Howard Gardner

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter argues that policy derived directly from theory often fails to address the concrete issues that dominate the public sphere. It focuses on the rapid expansion of assessment in education ... More


Mind, Brain, and Education

Antonio Damasio and Hanna Damasio

in Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter introduces the budding field of mind-brain education and features some of the early advances made in the area of brain research related to education. It provides an overview of how the ... More


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