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Creating innovators : the making of young people who will change the world / Tony Wagner ; with supplementary video material by Robert A. Compton.

By: Wagner, Tony.
Contributor(s): Compton, Robert A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Scribner, 2012Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.Description: xviii, 270 p. : ill ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781451611496 (hardcover : alk. paper); 1451611498 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781451611519 (trade paper : alk. paper); 145161151X (trade paper : alk. paper).Subject(s): Education, Secondary -- Aims and objectives -- United States | Educational change -- United States | Technological innovations -- United StatesDDC classification: 373 Online resources: Inhaltsverzeichnis
Contents:
A note on how to use this book -- Introduction -- A primer on innovation -- Portrait of the innovator as a young man -- STEM innovators -- Social innovators -- Innovating learning -- The future of innovation -- Conclusion: redefining authority -- Epilogue: letter to a young innovator -- Afterword / by Robert A. Compton -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- Index.
Summary: From the 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 to become innovators.
List(s) this item appears in: High-Interest Narrative Non-Fiction
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A note on how to use this book -- Introduction -- A primer on innovation -- Portrait of the innovator as a young man -- STEM innovators -- Social innovators -- Innovating learning -- The future of innovation -- Conclusion: redefining authority -- Epilogue: letter to a young innovator -- Afterword / by Robert A. Compton -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- Index.

From the 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 to become innovators.

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