Examine a new frontier that could reshape education - the importance of breaking out of the classroom and connecting students to the wider world. This approach encourages young people to learn from what they care about most. As one expert puts it, school should not just be preparation for life - but life itself. Featuring some of the nation's most forward-thinking educators, the program chronicles powerful stories that show that young people, when given the opportunity to participate in solving real problems and pursuing projects important to them, will excel. This new educational approach is to encourage students and schools to go beyond the classroom in order to help young people learn from what they care about most and try to make an authentic difference in the world. As one expert puts it: There's a new understanding that school should not just be preparation for life - but "life itself." Brown documents vivid examples of where this new philosophy is flourishing Students in Mai
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