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Yong Zhao has published over 100 journal articles and book chapters, as well as over 20 scholarly books and textbooks in English and Chinese.  Refer to his vita to for a complete list of his publications.  Here are a few of his most recent publications:


Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World, 2014, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students, 2012, Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin

Handbook of Asian Education, 2011, New York: Routledge (Editor)

Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization, 2009, Alexandria, VA, ASCD.

The Digital Pencil: One-to-One Computing for Children. (with J. Lei and P. Conway). (2008). Mawhaw, NJ: Erlbaum.


Zhao, Y. (2009). Global Citizens Wanted. Educational Leadership, September, 2009.

Zhao, Y. (2007). Education in the Flat World: Implications of Globalization on Education. Edge Magazine (Phi Delta Kappa International), 2(4). 1-19.

Zhao, Y. (2006). Creativity cannot be Taught, but it can be Killed. Detroit Free Press (January 16, 2006).

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