World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements

Version: Unabridged
Author: John Hunter
Narrator: John Hunter
Genres: Biography & Memoir, Philosophy, Public Policy
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Published In: April 2013
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 9 hours, 1 minute
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In John Hunter's classroom, students fearlessly tackle global problems and discover surprising solutions by playing his groundbreaking World Peace Game. These kids ? from high school all the way down to fourth grade, in schools both well funded and underresourced ? take on the roles of politicians, tribal leaders, diplomats, bankers, and military commanders. Through battles and negotiations, standoffs and summits, they strive to resolve dozens of complex, seemingly intractable real-world challenges, from nuclear proliferation to tribal warfare, financial collapse to climate change. In World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements, Hunter shares the wisdom he's gleaned from over thirty years teaching the World Peace Game. Here he reveals the principles of successful collaboration that people of any age can apply anywhere. His students show us how to break through confusion, bounce back from failure, put our knowledge to use, and fulfill our potential. Hunter offers not only a forward-thinking report from the front lines of American education, but also a generous blueprint for a world that bends toward cooperation rather than conflict. In this deeply hopeful audiobook, a visionary educator shows us what the future can be.

Author Details

Author Details

Hunter, John

John Hunter is an award-winning teacher and educational consultant. He has spoken at TED, the Aspen Ideas Festival, Google's Mountain View campus, the Pentagon, the United Nations, and elsewhere to share the lessons of the World Peace Game. He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.