You can read the full Friedman column here.
Over the past 20 years, I have studied and worked with educators who have aspired to be change leaders in a wide variety of More >
© Copyright 2012 Tony Wagner. First published September 2012 in School Administrator
During my travels all over the United States speaking to a wide variety of audiences and my visits with leadership groups in the Middle East and Far East, I have encountered diverse audiences who share my concern that the More >
Tony interviewed on Huff Post about technology and education in advance of his iPad Conference keynote
You can read the interview with C.M. Rubin 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 >
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
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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 >
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, students must learn to analyze and solve problems, collaborate, persevere, take calculated More >
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 global knowledge economy, all young people must learn to be innovators. U.S. workers who cannot bring innovation to More >
© Tony Wagner, 2008 (first published in Education Week, November, 2008)
A commission composed of some of the country’s leading college-admissions officers is recommending that universities shift from a reliance on SAT and ACT scores and instead use entrance exams that test the academic content taught in high schools. (“Panel Urges More >