The Resource Most likely to succeed : a new vision for education to prepare our kids for today's innovation economy, Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith

Most likely to succeed : a new vision for education to prepare our kids for today's innovation economy, Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith

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Most likely to succeed : a new vision for education to prepare our kids for today's innovation economy
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Most likely to succeed
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a new vision for education to prepare our kids for today's innovation economy
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Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith
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eng
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  • "From two leading experts in education and entrepreneurship, an urgent call for the radical re-imagining of American education so that we better equip students for the realities of the twenty-first century economy. Today more than ever, we prize academic achievement, pressuring our children to get into the "right" colleges, have the highest GPAs, and pursue advanced degrees. But while students may graduate with credentials, by and large they lack the competencies needed to be thoughtful, engaged citizens and to get good jobs in our rapidly evolving economy. Our school system was engineered a century ago to produce a work force for a world that no longer exists. Alarmingly, our methods of schooling crush the creativity and initiative young people need to thrive in the twenty-first century. In Most Likely to Succeed, bestselling author and education expert Tony Wagner and venture capitalist Ted Dintersmith call for a complete overhaul of the function and focus of American schools, sharing insights and stories from the front lines, including profiles of successful students, teachers, parents, and business leaders. Most Likely to Succeed presents a new vision of American education, one that puts wonder, creativity, and initiative at the very heart of the learning process and prepares students for today's economy. This book offers parents and educators a crucial guide to getting the best for their children and a roadmap for policymakers and opinion leaders"--
  • "Today more than ever, we prize academic achievement, pressuring our children to get into the "right" colleges, have the highest GPAs, and pursue advanced degrees. But while students may graduate with credentials, by and large they lack the competencies needed to be thoughtful, engaged citizens and to get good jobs in our rapidly evolving economy. Our school system was engineered a century ago to produce a work force for a world that no longer exists. Alarmingly, our methods of schooling crush the creativity and initiative young people need to thrive in the twenty-first century. In Most Likely to Succeed, bestselling author and education expert Tony Wagner and venture capitalist Ted Dintersmith call for a complete overhaul of the function and focus of American schools, sharing insights and stories from the front lines, including profiles of successful students, teachers, parents, and business leaders. Most Likely to Succeed presents a new vision of American education, one that puts wonder, creativity, and initiative at the very heart of the learning process and prepares students for today's economy. This book offers parents and educators a crucial guide to getting the best for their children and a roadmap for policymakers and opinion leaders"--
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Wagner, Tony
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371.2/07
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index present
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LB2822.82
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.W346 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Dintersmith, Ted
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  • School improvement programs
  • Educational accountability
  • Education and state
  • EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Skills
  • EDUCATION / Experimental Methods
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Most likely to succeed : a new vision for education to prepare our kids for today's innovation economy, Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith
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1 online resource
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online
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9781501104336
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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0CDACDB4-07D8-4A43-98AF-A4CE0CE80DB2
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  • (OCoLC)915744764
  • (TLC)erc0000374484
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Most likely to succeed : a new vision for education to prepare our kids for today's innovation economy, Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith
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Publication
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501104336
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0CDACDB4-07D8-4A43-98AF-A4CE0CE80DB2
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  • (OCoLC)915744764
  • (TLC)erc0000374484

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