The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can Do About It

The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need--and What We Can Do About It

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by Tony Wagner
     
 

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“In this persuasive book, Wagner delineates what skills are needed in a globalized era, why most American schools can’t nurture them, and how today’s schools could be transformed to cultivate tomorrow’s skills.”—Howard Gardner

Overview

“In this persuasive book, Wagner delineates what skills are needed in a globalized era, why most American schools can’t nurture them, and how today’s schools could be transformed to cultivate tomorrow’s skills.”—Howard Gardner

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465055968
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
03/11/2014
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
360
Sales rank:
348,371
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Tony Wagner is the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology&Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard and the founder and former co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He consults to schools, districts, and foundations and served as Senior Advisor to the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation. A former high school teacher and principal, he is the author of Change Leadership, Making the Grade, How Schools Change, and Creating Innovators.

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