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Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century Is American education preparing the future leaders our nation needs or merely struggling to teach basic literacy and job skills? Without leadership education, are we settling for an inadequate system that delivers educational, industrial, governmental, and societal mediocrity? In A Thomas Jefferson Education: Teaching a Generation of Leaders for the Twenty-first Century, New York Times Best-selling Author Oliver DeMille presents an overview of a new educational vision based on proven methods that really work! Teachers, students, parents, educators, legislators, leaders, and everyone who cares about America’s future must read this compelling book. Note: This volume is a philosophical overview, and not a step-by-step guide for implementation of the Leadership Education model. For additional help on application, see The Phases of Learning and Hero Education.
From the Introduction: “It is said that when God wants to change the world, he sends a baby–perfectly timed to grow, learn, prepare and then take action at the right moment. “But there are times when one baby won’t suffice, when the challenges facing the world are just too great; and so instead of a great reformer or a few key thinkers, what is needed is a whole generation of leaders. “This happened in the sixth century B.C. and in the first decade of the Common Era, then again in the American Founding generation. “We believe it is happening again today….”
About Thomas Jefferson Education for TeensThis latest addition to the TJEd library is written to youth and adults wanting to accomplish a successful Scholar Phase–academics, personal development and mission preparation. It includes:
- How to find the “Real You”
- The Teen-100 List
- How to study the classics
- How to make the most of your mentor
- Sample Simulations
- …plus lots more!
This 35-page pdf download is rich in examples and anecdotes from Oliver and Rachel’s early days on the path of Leadership Education, and contains an extremely valuable Q&A section.
35 Reasons the Classics are the Best Curriculum for Education, Career, Finances, Family, and Life