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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

Author: Tony Wagner
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines problems of the American educational system and offers solutions for preparing students to compete and work in a global economy.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Wagner
ISBN: 0465002307 9780465002306
OCLC Number: 291344946
Description: xxviii, 314 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The new world of work and the seven survival skills --
The old world of school --
Testing, 1 2 3 --
Reinventing the education profession --
Motivating today's students and tomorrow's workers --
Closing the gap: schools that work --
A few answers, and more questions.
Responsibility: Tony Wagner.

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