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
by Tony Wagner


Overview - Bestselling education expert Tony Wagner's groundbreaking manifesto on how to reform our schools and educate our children for the twenty-first century global economy
In The Global Achievement Gap , education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy.
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Overview
Bestselling education expert Tony Wagner's groundbreaking manifesto on how to reform our schools and educate our children for the twenty-first century global economy
In The Global Achievement Gap, education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. He illustrates that even in our best schools, we don't teach or test the skills that matter most for the twenty-first century. Uncovering what motivates today's generation to excel in school and the workplace, Wagner explores new models of schools that are inspiring students to solve tough problems and communicate at high levels. An education manifesto for the 21st century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-read for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential, while contributing to a strong economy and vibrant democracy.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780465055975
  • ISBN-10: 0465055974
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: March 2014
  • Page Count: 331
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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