ERIC Number: EJ792162
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 19
The AECT FutureMinds Initiative: Transforming America's School Systems
Reigeluth, Charles M., Ed.; Duffy, Francis M.
Educational Technology, v48 n3 p45-49 May-Jun 2008
This article opens by discussing what paradigm change is and why it is needed. Then it describes the new AECT initiative, "FutureMinds: Transforming America's School Systems," beginning with its purpose (to help state departments of education to facilitate paradigm change in school districts), the fundamental ideas underlying the initiative (e.g., mindset change, invention process, broad stakeholder ownership, consensus-building process, and participatory leadership), and the strategy by which the FutureMinds Initiative operates. (Contains 1 footnote.)
Descriptors: Models, State Departments of Education, School Districts, Educational Change, Academic Achievement, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A