Author(s): Lee Watanabe-Crockett
When educators embrace student-centered learning, classrooms transform, learning comes alive, and outcomes improve. A culmination of Lee Watanabe-Crockett's years of work with schools around the world, Future-Focused Learning: Ten Essential Shifts of Everyday Practice details ten core shifts of instructional practice teachers can use with students immediately, regardless of core curriculum or instructional pedagogy. These proven shifts offer a clear pathway for taking the great work teachers already do and making it exceptional. K-12 teachers will: Connect the six essential fluencies-solution fluency, information fluency, creativity fluency, media fluency, collaboration fluency, and global digital citizenship-to the shifts to develop students' 21st century skills and higher-order thinking, Gain one hundred specific examples of instructional microshifts-simple classroom activities to advance classroom learning, Explore topics in student-centered learning-essential questions, process-oriented learning, and learner-created knowledge, Personalize student learning and improve outcomes through increased connection, Improve formative assessment practices to be more mindful, and further students' engagement by involving them in the assessment process Book jacket.