Most Likely To Succeed

Author: Tony Wagner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501104322
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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.

What School Could Be

Author: Ted Dintersmith
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400890373
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An inspiring account of ordinary teachers who are doing extraordinary things that could transform education What School Could Be offers an inspiring vision of what our teachers and students can accomplish if trusted with the challenge of ...

Cases On Global Competencies For Educational Diplomacy In International Settings

Author: Bizzell, Brad E.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522534636
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We do not have to isolate ourselves and our students in our classrooms. We can
work in partnership with other educators around the world and make our students
connections part of our work methodology. This is a possible move for us and for
our students. In Wagner's most recent book, written in collaboration with Ted
Dintersmith, Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing our Kids for the Innovation Era (
2015), they call on educators to lead the change in our community. They tell us
that ...

Aha Perspectives

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Granted that Americans were soon smitten by an enduring love affair with the
horseless carriage — but for some time yet to come, we will be living with the
results of a generation's unwillingness to consider in advance, let alone prepare
for, the ... In reality our children are far more likely than we to see computers in
the jargon of the day as "user-friendly" since, unlike adults, they haven't yet "
learned" they aren't good at technical subjects and should surrender at the first
unfriendly beep ...

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress
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This bill is a major legislative initiative that will attract our most talenied teachers
to the classrooms of our nation's toughest public schools—and encourage them
to stay there. When our Nation's ... My bill also addresses the problem that poor
Children are far less likely to be taught by exPest teachers. Nearly ... Teaching is
a career that must be satisfying in itself, that must attract the best people, and that
must instruct our children to succeed in an increasingly competitive world. We
can ...

New Realities

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Research has shown that children learn best from adults who are spontaneous,
creative, supportive, physically fit . . . who look for meaning rather than just facts . .
. who have high self-esteem . . . who see their job as liberating rather than
controlling the slow learner. ... Most innovative educational programs eventually
learn to include enough structure to remind students of their responsibility and to
prepare them for some old-paradigm expectations when they leave school. Letter
grades ...

Libraries In National Development

ISBN: 9789679993844
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Failure Not every innovation will be successful. One of the failings ... While the
would-be entrepreneur in the organization must have sufficient confidence to not
be deterred by failure, it is even more essential that the organization accept that
not all of its initiatives will succeed. A child will fall ... An excellent example is an
internal, specially funded program at Ohio University to offer students part-time
employment in positions likely to better prepare them for future careers. Units
within the ...


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The author's ideal in planning his work is thus expressed—“Whether education or
mere instruction be its aim, that book is most likely to succeed that leads its
readers along the same paths as the discoverers of the science must themselves
have followed. Students should not ... The lessons are designed to suit the
capacities of children from nine to eleven years of age, and we think Mr.
Snelgrove has very closely approximated to the laudable standard he set out to
attain. “CHATTY ...

Saturday Review

Author: Bernard Augustine De Voto
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Teachers bring to the development process first-hand knowledge of children.
Furthermore, it is the teacher who must use the products of innovation —he must
understand how to use these products, but more than this he must willingly
accept continuous experimentation and innovation in the system in which he
operates. This means that the problem of preparing more teachers (nearly
2,000,000 more during the next decade) is compounded by the necessity to give
pre- service ...

New York Times Book Review And Magazine

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On the contrary, the Anglo-Saxon world is now at the head of the most active, the
most progressive, the most overflowing civilization. Men of this race have no
sooner established themselves on any spot In the world than they transform it by
Introducing with marvelous rapidity the latest progressive innovations of our
European communities. And often these younger societies succeed in
outstripping us. They already call us, with a certain disdain, the Old World. And,
Indeed, we must ...