I strongly believe that education is the single most important job of the human race. I’m very excited that Education Nation is adding to the tools we are giving educators and many others to make change in their own communities.
How fortunate we are that Milton Chen has decided to share the lessons he has learned along the way on his incredible learning journey. As we just begin to unlock the methods of teaching our kids in a 21st Century context, [Education Nation] should be embraced by every caring educator and parent who wants to do right by our kids.
Milton Chen has had an extraordinary perch for learning how media and technology can spark innovation and redefine teaching and learning. Education Nation provides a new vision of what is now possible, with vivid examples from real schools.
[Education Nation] provides an outstanding overview of where we stand in the history of learning technologies, what current initiatives are most promising, and what challenges and opportunities we face in the near future.
Milton Chen is a visionary and global leader in education. Emphasizing creativity, technology-enabled learning, project-based intellectual adventures and social/emotional intelligences, Education Nation encompasses the well-being of the whole child and the major shift to student-centered learning. Chen is a masterful storyteller and collaborator. His ideals continue to inspire and push our own boundaries to do what is right to help kids–and never give up.
[Education Nation] is a great book. Milton Chen is truly a gifted writer who has a unique ability to illustrate in words what the rest of us can only imagine. I found myself ‘seeing’ in my mind what was written on the page. His writing is inspirational and leads us to see that there is no better time than now for creating a New Day for Learning.