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Yong Zhao, PhD

Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Education, University of Kansas; Professorial Fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy, Victoria University; Founding Director of the Center for Teaching and Technology; Executive Director of the Confucius Institute and the US-China Center for Research on Educational Excellence, Michigan State University; Author, Learners Without Borders: New Learning Pathways for All Students (Forthcoming 2021), What Works May Hurt – Side Effects in Education (2018), World Class Learners (2012), and Catching Up or Leading the Way (2009); Co-Author, Teaching Students to Become Self-Determined Learners (2020), An Education Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How Radical Changes Can Spark Student Excitement and Success (2019), and The Take Action Guide to World Class Learners (2016)

Events

The Science of Schooling

The Fairmont, San Francisco, CA  February 18-20, 2022

Reaching for Greatness

Westin Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA  November 16-18, 2018

Keynote Address II: Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children

The Science of How We Learn

Held at the historic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, CA  February 17-19, 2017