Making the argument for fundamental change in the U.S. educational system due to inadequate preparation of our students in relation to global measures of performance isn’t new. Comparing and contrasting the different assumptions underlying the outdated industrial age model of schooling versus the current information age needs of learners, has also been explored in more depth elsewhere. The contribution of Reinventing Schools to current thinking about educational change efforts begins with a reminder of the obvious core areas that have the possibility of refocusing schools on student learning.
"Reinventing Schools: It’s Time to Break the Mold by Charles Reigeluth and Jennifer Karnopp,"
Journal of Educational Controversy: Vol. 9
, Article 15.
Available at: http://cedar.wwu.edu/jec/vol9/iss1/15