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In Creating Innovators, Tony Wagner helps describes how the crisis facing education in a society that requires innovative workers and thinkers. Wagner presents a systems perspective, and explores what parents, teachers, and employers must do to develop the capacities of young people to become innovators.
Ripley is offers a perspective of how other nations educate their students so much more effectively than we do in the United States of America, and Ripley's opening pages hold out a promising suggestion of how the teaching profession claims for a higher standard than at home in America. “American educators described Finland as a silky paradise,” she writes, “a place where all the teachers were admired and all the children beloved.”