Tony will be periodically blogging about some of the research for his new book, responses to The Finland Phenomenon, and other contempory issues related to education and society.
You can read the full Friedman column here.
Published Online: August 14, 2012
Graduating All Students Innovation- Ready
By Tony Wagner
Improving student achievement through innovation is the latest buzz in education. New test-prep programs, online learning platforms, e-texts, charter school hybrids, and so on are proliferating, but they are only changing the nature of how we deliver the same old content. No one seems to More >
You can watch my April 28, 2012 TEDx NYED talk here. Let me know what you think.
This article was originally published May 30, 2012 on line by Fast CompanyExpert Perspective To Bring Out The Best In Millennials, Put On Your Coaching Hat
BY TONY WAGNER | 05-30-2012 | 10:00 AMThis article is written by a member of our expert contributor community.
In the last five years, a growing number of studies More >
This blog was first published April 18, 2012 on CNN.comMy View: Creating innovators
By Tony Wagner, Special to CNN
Policymakers and educators alike talk about all students having to be “college-ready,” and many business leaders believe that America’s economic future depends on more students taking courses in science, technology, engineering and math. However, More >
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 Steve Jobs.” Unfortunately, many of the resulting comments centered around Jobs’ More >
I recently had the pleasure of visiting a fascinating new school, called Think Global, founded by visionary educator Joann McPike and her husband. While there, I was asked to give a presentation to the school community and to the PTIS International School community, which is hosting Think Global this semester in More >
This blog of mine was recently published as a part of an online Boston Magazine series about how to fix higher education. The full series can be viewed here
Boston-area college students increasingly see their classes as a minor nuisance and rarely the place where their most important learning happens. As David Sengeh, More >
May. 2 2011 – 5:27 pm
By E.D. KAIN
The Finland Phenomenon, from documentary filmmaker, Bob Compton, follows Dr. Tony Wagner through Finland’s extraordinary school system. It’s a short, to-the-point documentary, but it had quite an effect on me, if only because More >