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Redefining Student Success

Redefining Student Success
Building a New Vision to Transform Leading, Teaching, and Learning

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July 2021 | 248 pages | Corwin
Be the leader of a fresh, bold, enduring vision of education for your district or school. 

The future of learning has arrived, and it requires bold educational leadership and a dramatic redefinition of what it means to be a successful student today. 

Redefining Student Success invites you to lead this transformation with audacity. It engages leaders with the concepts and actions needed to reimagine schools, address inequities, and help today’s students develop the skills they need for personal, economic, and civic success. This vital guide supports transformative leadership with 

Concrete guidance on how to create a Portrait of a Graduate and Portrait of an Educator which will help ensure teachers have a unified vision for professional growth and student success
Reflection prompts that help you recognize your strengths, spark discussion among stakeholders, and identify next steps for inspired action.
Compelling examples of students already engaged in creative, self-directed problem-solving around issues that matter to them and their communities, together with stories that illustrate how districts and schools have arrived at their own vision of what education must become. 
Companion guides to 21st century learning for parents and students available online. 

The time is now to reset educational outcomes, sync schools with the demands of 21st century society, and meet the needs of every learner, in every community. 

Foreword by Tony Wagner
About the Authors
Part I: Embracing Your Vision
Chapter 1: Be the Leader of a Bold Vision
Chapter 2: Be the Leader of a Green Light Culture
PART II: Visiting Your Vision
Chapter 3: Be the Leader of Creative Problem Solvers
Chapter 4: Be the Leader of Engaged Citizens
Chapter 5: Be the Leader of Self-Directed Young People
Part III: Building Your Vision
Chapter 6: Be the Leader of Bold Learning
Chapter 7: Be the Leader of Strong Partnerships
Chapter 8: Your Next Steps as a Bold Leader
Appendix A: Discussion Guide
Appendix B: Help Students Develop Their Competencies
Appendix C: Engage Parents as Partners
Appendix D: List of Interviewees

Fasten your seatbelt! This book brings clarity and insight to education priorities that prepare students for their futures, and pragmatic guidance for how schools can fulfill this promise. Grounded in decades of field expertise, the authors offer a powerful education North Star of immense value to educators, parents, and concerned citizens around the globe.

Ted Dintersmith
Founder, What School Could Be, Author, What School Could Be

With the demands of the workplace never greater, and the need for effective citizenship never more urgent, the world demands a new generation of self-directed creative problem solvers. Redefining Student Success is the guide every leader needs to build an education system worthy of the students they serve.

Daniel H. Pink
Author, When, Drive, and To Sell is Human, Washington, D.C.

We must reconsider what we’re working towards in education and reorient towards a purpose that’s relevant for today’s world, with all its challenges and opportunities. Redefining Student Success is an incredible gift—it’s a roadmap for educators and other stakeholders seeking to develop a shared vision of the capabilities students (and educators) need to develop so they can shape a better future.

Wendy Kopp
CEO & Co-founder, Teach For All, Founder, Teach For America

Let's face it: most people know our schools can be better but they are not sure where to start. Redefining Student Success brings the steps for school transformation to life with sound advice, practical strategies, and rich stories sharing the whys and hows.

Cindy Johanson
Executive Editor, Edutopia, San Rafael, CA

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