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Creating innovators : the making of young people who will change the world

Author: Tony Wagner; Robert A Compton
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Wagner; Robert A Compton
ISBN: 9781451611496 1451611498 9781451611519 145161151X
OCLC Number: 741542520
Description: xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A primer on innovation --
Portrait of the innovator as a young man --
STEM innovators --
Social innovators --
Innovating learning --
The future of innovation --
Epilogue: letter to a young innovator.
Responsibility: Tony Wagner ; with supplementary video material by Robert A. Compton.

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A timely examination of how to foster innovation - the essential tool for students and the key to America's future economic and global competitiveness  Read more...

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"A road map for parents who want to sculpt their children into innovative thinkers."-USA Today

 
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