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Author Wagner, Tony.
Title Creating innovators : the making of young people who will change the world / Tony Wagner ; with supplementary video material produced by Robert A. Compton.
Pub Info New York : Scribner, c2012.
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book jacket
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J TEACHER 373 WAG     IN TRANSIT
 Edgartown-Adult Coll.  373 WAG     AVAILABLE
 Osterville-Adult Coll.  373 WAG     AVAILABLE
Descript xviii, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A note on how to use this book -- Introduction -- 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 -- Afterword / by Robert A. Compton -- Acknowledgements -- Endnotes -- Index.
Summary Reveals the importance of innovation in American global competitiveness, profiling some of today's most compelling young innovators while explaining how they have succeeded through the unconventional methods of parents, teachers, and mentors.
Subject Education, Secondary -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Technological innovations -- United States.
Add Author Compton, Robert A.
ISBN 9781451611496 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1451611498 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781451611519 (trade paper : alk. paper)
145161151X (trade paper : alk. paper)
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