Learning, Leading, and Teaching in the 21st Century

It’s not often I reblog, but when I read Mark Thomas’s blog this morning I knew I wanted to pass this along. Mark is Associate Dean and Director of International Affairs at Grenoble Ecole de Management, France, and he writes one of my favorite blogs. What struck me about his post, and also the embedded video by Harvard’s Tony Wagner, is how well James Madison University stacks up. Read it and view the video and see if you agree.


Tony Wagner cover

At the AACSB ICAM 2013 Conference, Tony Wagner, Innovation Education Fellow at Technology & Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, talked about the learning gaps that are affecting students across the world, and gave some strategies for how to prepare them for the new global knowledge society. 

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One Response to Learning, Leading, and Teaching in the 21st Century

  1. Mark Thomas says:

    Thank you so much for taking the time to reblog this. I feel quite flattered even though the truth is that I simply wrote a short summary of Tony’s ideas. Keep up the good work at JMU!


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