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Tuesday, June 12 • 8:30am - 10:00am
Creative Innovators

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Creative Innovators
When information is ubiquitous and free, and when basic education is available to billions of people worldwide, only one set of skills can ensure this generation's economic future: the capacity for innovation.  The skills and dispositions for innovation are equally important for active and informed citizenship. What must parents, teachers, mentors, and employers do to develop the capacities of many more young people to be the innovators that they want to be—and that we need them to become? What do the best schools and colleges do to teach the skills of innovation? In a talk based on his most recent books, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World, and Most Likely To Succeed, Tony Wagner addresses questions vital to the future.

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Tony Wagner

Learning Policy Institute
A globally recognized voice in education, Tony Wagner is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute, founded by Linda Darling-Hammond in 2015. Prior to this appointment, Tony held a variety of positions at Harvard University for more than twenty years, including... Read More →



Tuesday June 12, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Grand Ballroom - 4th Floor

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