Sunday, December 29, 2013

An open letter to principals about the Seven Survival Skills, Tony Wagner and the Entrepreneurship Center at the Met School in Providence, Rhode Island

An open letter to principals and directors of schools

Tony Wagner of Harvard university spoke to Oxbridge Academy in the summer of 2011.  He spoke about the need to produce opportunities for students in high school to develop seven "survival skills."  Here is the list.

Here is the link to Wagner's list

Here are two blog posts about a school in Rhode Island that is putting the INITIATIVE 

POST 1 a visit to the Met Center in Rhode Island

POST 2 a visit to the Entrepreneurship Center

The opportunity
What school will offer the Met Center a second location for their system?
What school will be the first to contact Jodie Woodruff at the Met's Entrepreneurship Center and discuss collaboration?  (yes, that's one of the seven skills).

The Met Center has developed a model that can be duplicated.  Is your school ready to embrace and build on the Met Center's model?

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