Seven Skills Students Need for Their Future – Tony Wagner

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  1. 7 Skills students need for their future

    Dr. Tony Wagner, co-director of Harvard’s Change Leadership Group has identified what he calls a “global achievement gap,” which is the leap between what even our best schools are teaching, and the must-have skills of the future: * Critical thinking and problem-solving * Collaboration across networks and leading by influence * Agility and adaptability * Initiative and entrepreneurialism * Effective oral and written communication * Accessing and analyzing information * Curiosity and imagination

For more info please visit: 
http://www.asiasociety.org/education-…

    Suggested Books:
    The World is Flat – Thomas Friedman
    A Whole New Mind – Daniel Pink

    Takeaway Points
    From 26:30 –
    Education is the most Isolated profession in modern work life.
    Isolation is the enemy of improvement.
    The best schools/countries report the highest rates of teacher collaboration.
    Collaboration creates 1) peer based accountability, 2) reciprocal relational accountability,
    meaning we learn from each other, and we problem solve together.

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