A response to the “Creating Innovators” Friedman column

Recently I was asked by Axiom News Service from Ontario, Canada to respond to a recent New York Times column by Thomas Friedman about Tony Wagner’s book, Creating Innovators. My response was reported in two different columns:

April 3 – Graduate innovation-ready youth: Harvard education specialist

April 4 – We need more than innovation-ready youth

Dan Beerens is a K-12 educational consultant and international speaker specializing in curriculum mapping and design, school improvement, teacher supervision and evaluation, and staff development. He is the author of “Evaluating Teachers for Professional Growth: Creating a Culture of Motivation and Learning” published by Corwin Press.

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