Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
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Автор
Тоні Вагнер
Видавництво
Scribner
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2012
Кількість сторінок
288
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150x230 мм
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From a prominent educator, author, and founder of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group comes a provocative look at why innovation is today’s most essential real-world skill and what young people need from parents, teachers, and employers to become the innovators of America’s future.

IN THIS GROUNDBREAKING BOOK, education expert Tony Wagner provides a powerful rationale for developing an innovation-driven economy. He explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators. In profiling compelling young American innovators such as Kirk Phelps, product manager for Apple’s first iPhone, and Jodie Wu, who founded a company that builds bicycle-powered maize shellers in Tanzania, Wagner reveals how the adults in their lives nurtured their creativity and sparked their imaginations, while teaching them to learn from failures and persevere. Wagner identifies a pattern—a childhood of creative play leads to deep-seated interests, which in adolescence and adulthood blossom into a deeper purpose for career and life goals. Play, passion, and purpose: These are the forces that drive young innovators. 

Wagner shows how we can apply this knowledge as educators and what parents can do to compensate for poor schooling. He takes readers into the most forward-thinking schools, colleges, and workplaces in the country, where teachers and employers are developing cultures of innovation based on collaboration, interdisciplinary problem-solving, and intrinsic motivation. The result is a timely, provocative, and inspiring manifesto that will change how we look at our schools and workplaces, and provide us with a road map for creating the change makers of tomorrow. 

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Тоні Вагнер
Видавництво
Scribner
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Англійська
Рік видання
2012
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288
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150x230 мм
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Характеристики Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World
Автор
Тоні Вагнер
Видавництво
Scribner
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2012
Кількість сторінок
288
Ілюстрації
Немає ілюстрацій
Формат
150x230 мм
Палітурка
Тверда
Папір
Офсетний
ISBN
978-1451611496
Вага
454 гр.
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