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‘New Economy,’ Old Injustices – And School Reform

Toni Wagner sees an economy in shambles and calls for innovators. Yong Zhao sees a nation at risk and calls for entrepreneurs. Tom Van der Ark sees competition and complexity and calls for project based learning.

I nod my head. I endorse the pedagogy.

School reformers often champion progressive teaching practice as the path for student to success in the “new economy” – which is also called the “innovation economy,” the “knowledge economy,” the “information economy,” the “idea-based economy,” the “21st century economy.”

The reformers tell us that the read more >>>

Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com