"In Teach to Develop Talent: How to Motivate and Engage Tomorrow’s Innovators Today, Jeanne Paynter presents a brilliant way to cultivate future innovators by developing their talents. This is a very thoughtful, visionary, and practical book for educators."
"Gardner defined multiple intelligences in the 80s, Wiggins defined backwards design in the 90s, Daggett started the century off with the rigor/relevance framework, followed by Dweck who defined fixed and growth mindsets. Paynter’s Teach to Develop Talent is the next education revelation."
“In today’s world, where there are new technologies and innovations created every day, we need people who can fill these new jobs. Our students need to become more than great test-takers. Schools need to prepare students to meet the demand of new opportunities, which involve students being strategic and logical, problem-solvers and innovators. The curriculum being offered in schools need to be adjusted. We need to foster students’ creativity, curiosity, and their natural talents. Teach to Develop Talent provides rubrics and expectations for teachers and learners alike.
"Teach to Develop Talent is a step-by-step guide for incorporating talent identification and strengthening into the regular classroom curriculum and inspiring the next generation of innovators in their classrooms. It includes documented research for each chapter and has an easy-to-follow format to help teachers integrate the principles into their existing curriculum. One of the strengths of this book is that it takes the idea of teaching to develop talent and illustrates how it can be incorporated into the standards and units that are already happening in the classroom.
"Finally, a book that describes in depth how to teach and assess the essential skills most needed to thrive in the innovation era. This book deserves to be read, re-read, annotated, and dog-eared by every K-12 educator."