Parenting Lecture: "Personalizing 21st Century Education"
September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm R Crescendo [Built In speakers, DVD player, Microphone, Projector, Pull down screen]
Free and open to the public
Presented by Dr. Dan Domenech
For our 50th anniversary year, we are hosting Dr. Dan Domenech, author of ‘Personalizing 21st Century Education’, and grandfather to two students in our school, as our guest speaker. He was chosen as he has a message, based on his many years of experience as a leader of public schools, that the schools of the present and future should embody a model of personalized learning, modeled in Montessori schools.
Bio of Dr. Domenech:
Dr. Daniel A. Domenech, also known as Dan, Ph.D., serves as the Executive Director of the American Association of School Administrators. Dr. Domenech has more than 40 years of experience in public education. He served as senior vice president for national urban markets with McGraw-Hill Education and was responsible for building strong relationships with large school districts nationwide. He served as Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools, among other career positions.
Personalizing 21st Century Education: A Framework for Student Success
Students’ Grandfather authors education book!
Author Dan Domenech, Princeton Montessori School grandfather of Logan and Robert Gregov, is getting high praise for his bookPersonalizing 21st Century Education: A Framework for Student Success. Dr. Domenech is Executive Director of AASA, The School Superintendents Association. The Gregovs have generously donated several copies of his book to the Rambusch Library for our community to enjoy and shared that Cheryl’s father’s book promotes the approach to education practiced in Montessori. – Here is what the Critics are saying:––“A passionate call-to-action, an inspiring vision, and a practical guide…three seasoned education leaders in the ‘establishment’ lay out a compelling case for systemic changes to enable personalized education.” —Yong Zhao, PhD, Professor, University of Oregon; author of Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Why China has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World–“Creating school environments where students are ‘leading their own learning’ is a powerful focus of Personalizing 21st Century Education. This compelling yet practical book provides readers with the foundation and motivation to move personalized learning to the top of the agenda!” —Mark Edwards, EdD, Superintendent, Mooresville Graded School District––“Personalizing 21st Century Education highlights the need to move from differentiation to personalization in today’s classrooms. Equitable opportunities to learn can be realized if we have the courage to dramatically reimagine teaching, assessment, and accountability. This book is a call to action for the dramatic paradigm shift we need in order to serve all learners well.” —Dr. Valerie Truesdale, Chief Technology, Personalization and Engagement Officer, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.