empowerment is the new play
17 march 2021 (part 1)
19 march 2021 (part 2)
Marc and Chris have a discussion about the changing dynamics around empowerment are impacting both children and their parents. This conversation is part of a series that is being facilitated by Planet Pilots in support of Marc’s upcoming book on the topic. This discussion diverts from the typical conversation on this podcast, however in a way we are seeing that parents and children alike are needing to challenge their beliefs and values in entrepreneurial ways.
Marc is best known for coining the terms “Digital Native” and “Digital Immigrant” (both now in the Oxford English Dictionary.)
Marc is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed keynote speaker, author, (8 books) writer (over 100 articles and essays), and “practical visionary”. He is the founder and Executive Director of The Global Future Education Foundation and the creator of the TWO BILLION KIDS PROJECT.
Marc has spoken in over 40 countries. His writing has been translated into a dozen languages. Marc’s book, Education to Better Their World: Unleashing the Power of 21st Century Kids, won a FOREWORD INDIES Book of the Year Award Gold Prize. His latest book is BELIEFS FOR 21st C. KIDS, a free ebook.
Marc’s background includes teaching at all levels, six years at the Boston Consulting Group, and 12 years as founder and CEO of a videogame development company. He has been a professional musician and has acted on Broadway. He holds degrees from Oberlin College, Middlebury College, Yale University and the Harvard Business School.
Learn more about the Planet Pilots programme for amazing kids: https://www.planetpilot.org/
Access the archive of articles and other information shared by Marc: https://marcprenskyarchive.com/
The “We all need L.E.G.O.” article by Marc on Thrive Global: https://thriveglobal.com/stories/we-all-need-l-e-g-o/
The following books were mentioned during the conversation:
- The Diamond Age, by Neal Stephenson: https://www.amazon.de/-/en/Neal-Stephenson/dp/0241953197/
- How To Talk About Books You Haven’t Read, by Piere Bayard: https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/1596915439/
- 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, by Yuval Noah Harari: https://www.amazon.de/-/en/Yuval-Noah-Harari/dp/1784708283/
- How to Raise Successful People, by Esther Wojcicki (with includes the TRICK acronym: Trust, Respect, Independence, Collaboration, Kindness): https://www.amazon.de/-/en/Esther-Wojcicki/dp/0358120586/
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