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The Next Frontier

Sep 18, 2019

Is our educational system preparing us to be the lifelong learners we need to be for our individual and collective futures? Head of New City School, Alexis Wright, joins host Bill Coppel — Managing Director and Chief Client Growth Officer at First Clearing — to discuss how curiosity and emotional intelligence can help equip us to address unknown future problems.


In this episode, you’ll hear:


Why human interaction is so vital to learning
The role of questioning in effective problem solving
How to leverage technology in the learning process

Alexis Wright is the head of New City School, an independent school in St. Louis that helps students discover a love of learning that leads to success not only in school but in life as well. He has more than 20 years of experience in education and is an active member of the National Association of Independent Schools. Alexis has written, consulted, and spoken at professional development workshops on science topics, as well as on diversity within the leadership ranks of independent schools.


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