The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education
On Sale: April 21, 2015
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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 world’s most influential voices
in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the
most viewed in the organization’s 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 nation’s troubled educational
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 today’s
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
Filled with anecdotes, observations and recommendations from
professionals on the front line of transformative education,
case histories, and groundbreaking research—and written with
Robinson’s trademark wit and engaging style—Creative Schools
will inspire teachers, parents, and policy makers alike to
rethink the real nature and purpose of education.
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