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Ken Robinson Creative Schools

May 15, 201515 min
New York Times bestselling author Ken Robinson’s 2006 TED Talk How Schools Killed Creativity has had over 31 million views and remains the most viewed TED talk of all time. This, coupled with his 2010 follow up talk, has reached an estimated 250 million people in over 150 countries. In 2011 he was listed as “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine, and was ranked among the Thinkers50 list of the world’s top business thought leaders. He’s also the international bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element. Now, in his new book, Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education (co-authored with Lou Aronica), he shows parents, educators and administrators how they can transform the way our schools work. By focusing first on the students and teachers (not test scores), schools can evolve into the organic, personal learning environments they deserve to be. While not against all forms of standardized

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