The Global Achievement Gap - Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need---and What We Can Do About It-logo

The Global Achievement Gap - Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need---and What We Can Do About It

Tony Wagner

In The Global Achievement Gap, education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting discussions with young people and the adults who work with them, Wagner also explains the ways in which today's generation is differently motivated to excel. A manifesto for the twenty-first century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-listen for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential.

In The Global Achievement Gap, education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting discussions with young people and the adults who work with them, Wagner also explains the ways in which today's generation is differently motivated to excel. A manifesto for the twenty-first century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-listen for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential.
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In The Global Achievement Gap, education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting discussions with young people and the adults who work with them, Wagner also explains the ways in which today's generation is differently motivated to excel. A manifesto for the twenty-first century, The Global Achievement Gap is a must-listen for anyone interested in seeing our young people achieve their full potential.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Paul Costanzo

Length:

10h 27m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

16:24


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

19:30


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

48:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

44:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

35:08


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

36:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

48:42


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

36:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

46:00


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

40:06


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

46:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

39:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

49:45


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

48:25


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

35:02


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

37:14