Live on November 24, 2015
In this episode, Ted Dintersmith, Executive Producer of the Most Likely to Succeed Edu-Documentary, talks with school leaders about the film and his mission to reinvent the traditional school model that has been in place for more than 120 years.
Ted Dintersmith. After a career in venture capital, Ted Dintersmith is focused on issues at the intersection of innovation and education. He is funding and supporting a range of initiatives that seek to improve the life prospects of youth around the nation and globe. He executive produced Most Likely To Succeed and The Hunting Ground, two acclaimed documentaries that premiered at Sundance, 2015. He wrote, along with co-author Tony Wagner, the book Most Likely To Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era. He is now leading a fifty-state campaign to encourage schools to support innovation. His website http://www.edu21c.com describes these initiatives and he can be followed @dintersmith.