Homa Tavangar, whose book, Growing Up Global I greatly admire, has just done a wonderful review of Creating Innovators. She pays particular attention to the parent issues. You can read it here.
Monika Conway recently introduced me to her website via email: “My goal is to create tools for parents, (coming from myself a former IDEO designer, now based in New Zealand), to help guide the parenting of a future innovator. I’m
Tony recently spoke at the Skillshare “Penny” conference in NYC, whose theme was “reinventing” education. You can view his 15 minute talk here. Erica Swallow attended the talk and did a terrific write-up of it on her Forbes blog.
You can read his article here. It can also be accessed in the Resources section of my website under “Articles.”
I recently published an essay in the Wall Street Journal, which you will find in the Articles section of this website, as well. Without my knowledge or permission, the editors of the Journal gave it the title, “Educating The Next
Originally published in the April 14, 2012 Wall Street Journal, Page C2 By TO N Y W A G N E R Most of our high schools and colleges are not preparing students to become innovators. To succeed in the 21st-century economy,
April 14, 2012 Educating the Next Steve Jobs How can schools teach students to be more innovative? Offer hands– on classes and don‘t penalize failure By TO N Y W A G N E R Most of our high schools
Originally published in Educational Leadership, April 2012 | Volume 69 | Number 7, Pages 66-69 © Copyright Tony Wagner 2012 Our students want to change the world. But to give them the skills they need to do so, schools must focus on five essential practices. In their recent book That Used to Be Us,1 Thomas Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum argue that to succeed in the new