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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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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Edition: , Library - CD

Publisher: Tantor Media Inc

Publish Date: Dec 2011

ISBN-13: 9781452635538

ISBN-10: 1452635536

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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. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting discussions with young people and the adults who work with them, Wagner also explains the ways in which today's generation is differently motivated to excel.A manifesto for the twenty-first century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-listen for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential.

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Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Publish Date: Dec 2011
ISBN-13: 9781452635538
ISBN-10: 1452635536
Format: Compact Disc
Number of Pages: 0
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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. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting discussions with young people and the adults who work with them, Wagner also explains the ways in which today's generation is differently motivated to excel. A manifesto for the twenty-first century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-listen for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential.

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