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The basis for a major documentary, two leading experts sound an urgent call for the radical reimagining of American education so we can equip students for the realities of the twenty-first-century economy. 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 workforce for a world that no longer exists. Alarmingly, our methods of schooling crush the creativity and initiative young people really need to thrive in the twenty-first century. Now 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.
Their powerful, urgent message identifies the growing gap between credentials and competence—and offers a framework for change. Wagner and Dintersmith argue The Self-made Billionaire Effect. John Sviokla. The Challenger Customer. Matthew Dixon. Show Me A Hero. Lisa Belkin. The Gift of Failure. Jessica Lahey. Disrupt You! Jay Samit.
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