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Creative Schools

The Grassroots Revolution That's Transforming Education
Paperback Book
Publisher: 
Penguin Books
 | 
April, 2016
ISBN:
9780143108061
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A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by Ken Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element

Ken Robinson is one of the worlds most influential voices in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the most viewed in the organizations history. Now, the internationally recognized leader on creativity and human potential focuses on one of the most critical issues of our time: how to transform the nations troubled educational system. At a time when standardized testing businesses are raking in huge profits, when many schools are struggling, and students and educators everywhere are suffering under the strain, Robinson points the way forward. He argues for an end to our outmoded industrial educational system and proposes a highly personalized, organic approach that draws on todays unprecedented technological and professional resources to engage all students, develop their love of learning, and enable them to face the real challenges of the twenty-first century. Filled with anecdotes, observations and recommendations from professionals on the front line of transformative education, case histories, and groundbreaking researchand written with Robinsons trademark wit and engaging styleCreative Schools will inspire teachers, parents, and policy makers alike to rethink the real nature and purpose of education.


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