Yong Zhao

By Heleen Emanuel - Apr 1st, 2015

Every Child is a Rudolph

Yong Zhao believes that we all have a little bit of Rudolph in us – shiny red noses that set us apart and need to be developed. In this funny, entertaining, and poignant talk, Dr. Zhao explains the reasons teachers need to focus on developing children's strengths instead of trying to fix their deficiencies. Dr Yong Zhao’s work focuses on the implications that globalization and technology have on education. He is convinced that teachers need to focus on developing children's strengths instead of trying to fix their deficiencies. Dr. Zhao is a world-renowned scholar, author and speaker. He has published over 100 articles and 20 books, has designed schools, founded research and development institutions to explore innovative education models, and is an elected fellow of the International Academy for Education, among his many accomplishments.

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