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The Global Achievement Gap
TEDx: Play, Passion, Purpose
PSB Interview with Tony Wagner
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MassCue Conference

Tony Wagner

Harvard's Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center

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About Tony Wagner

TONY WAGNER currently serves as an Expert In Residence at Harvard University's new Innovation Lab. Prior to this appointment; Tony was the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, and the founder and co-director of the Change Leadership Group at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for more than a decade. His previous work experience includes twelve years as a high school teacher, K-8 principal, university professor in teacher education, and ...

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Why Change? Motivating Adult Learning

Reinventing' America's High Schools

The Challenges of Change Leadership

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The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner
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Everything was wonderful. Tony was fabulous, his keynote was perfect. He is a very talented public speaker--not always the case for academics in my experience--he delivered his message in a clear and engaging way which the audience really responded to.

Lara Kain - Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Tony was a keynote speaker and panelist for the first US Department of Education Small Learning Communities National Conference. He has since been invited to speak in school districts establishing SLCs in many other states as well.

U.S. Department of Education

Since the launch of their Education Programs Division in 1999, Tony has served as Senior Advisor to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He continues to work with the Education Program Director and Program Officers in a number of capacities.

Bill & Melinda Gates - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Tony has made numerous trips to Hawaii in the last several years. He has conducted conferences on systemic change for elementary and secondary schools and has worked with Complex Area Superintendents on improving instructional leadership.

State of Hawaii

I have had Tony speak to many audiences of ours in Virginia Beach. He is focused, relevant, easy to understand, and interactive whenever possible. A very good speaker and presenter. Highly recommended.

Jim Merrill - Superintendent, Virginia Beach
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Need a Job? Invent It

Article from NYTimes.com WHEN Tony Wagner, the Harvard education specialist, describes his job today, he says he's "a translator between two hostile tribes"; - the education world and the business world, the people who teach our kids and the people who give them jobs. Wagner's argument in his book "Creating Innovators: ...

Educating the Next Steve Jobs

Taken from WSJ.com Article Most of our high schools and colleges are not preparing students to become innovators. To succeed in the 21st-century economy, students must learn to analyze and solve problems, collaborate, persevere, take calculated risks and learn from failure. To find out how to encourage these ...

Reimagining Education for the 21st Century [VIDEO]

In this Skype interview with Ryan Giffen, Dr. Tony Wagner explains what changes should be made to educational practices in the 21st Century. Dr. Wagner's Biography: TONY WAGNER recently accepted a position as the first Innovation Education Fellow at the Technology & Entrepreneurship ...