Following the film, 8:40 to 9:15,
a panel discussion will address the question: How are we re-imagining
education in Vermont to better equip students for the realities of the
twenty-first century economy?
"Our school system was engineered a century ago to produce a work
force for a world that no longer exists.
Alarmingly, our methods of schooling crush the creativity and initiative
young people need to thrive in the twenty-first century.
In Most Likely to Succeed, bestselling author and education expert Tony
Wagner and venture capitalist Ted Dintersmith call for a complete overhaul
of the function and focus of American schools, sharing insights and stories
from the front lines, including profiles of successful students, teachers,
parents, and business leaders." Scribner Magazine
- Submitted: Friday, February 2nd by Sheila Pilsmaker