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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:

Recent Books

Teaching Students to Become Self-Determined Learners (with M. Wehmeyer), 2020, Arlington, VA: ASCD.

An Education Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: How Radical Changes Can Spark Student Excitement and Success (w. Trina E. Emler, Anthony Snethen, Danqing Yin), 2019, New York, Teachers College Press.

What Works May Hurt: Side Effects in Education. 2018, New YorkL Teachers College Press.

Reach for Greatness: Personalizable Education for All Children. 2018, Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

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.

Recent Articles

Zhao, Y. (2020).Two decades of havoc: A synthesis of criticism against PISA, J. of Educational Change.

Zhao, Y. (w. Z. G. Yuan) (2019).Respect the power of large-scale assessments: What they cannot measure. ECNU Review of Education,

Zhao, Y. (2019). The rise of the useless: The case for talent diversity. Journal of Science Education and Technology

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