You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

By Ken Robinson, Lou Aronica
An essential book for parents to help their children get the education they need to live happy, productive lives from The New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Creative Schools

Parents everywhere are deeply concerned about the education of their children, especially now, when education has become a minefield of politics and controversy. One of the world's most influential educators, Robinson has had countless conversations with parents about the dilemmas they face. As a parent, what should you look for in your children's education? How can you tell if their school is right for them and what can you do if it isn't? In this important new book, he offers clear principles and practical advice on how to support your child through the K-12 education system, or outside it if you choose to homeschool or un-school. Dispelling many myths and tackling critical schooling options and controversies, You, Your Child, and School is a key book for parents to learn about the kind of education their children really need and what they can do to make sure they get it.


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Praise for Creative Schools "Creative Schools is one of those rare books that not only inspire and bring a new sense of possibility to the goal of transforming education, but also lay out an actionable strategy. Ken Robinson is leading a daring revolution to change how we understand schools, learning, and, most important, the passion and talent of our students. This is a global game changer and I'm in." --Brene Brown, PhD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Daring Greatly

"Creative Schools is wonderful and enjoyable. It makes us rethink what real schooling, learning, and creativity mean." --Malala Yousafzai, author of I Am Malala and a Nobel Prize Laureate

‟Ken Robinson's Creative Schools offers a brilliant and compelling vision for what education must become. His powerful call to action cites wonderful examples where the education of the future is happening today. Don't miss this important book!" --Tony Wagner, author of Creating Innovators and The Global Achievement Gap and expert in residence at Harvard University's Innovation Lab

"Make me care. Sir Ken and Lou turn these three words into a mantra for the future of education. We don't do education to students, we do it with them. I hope every teacher and every parent reads this." --Seth Godin, author of Stop Stealing Dreams ‟Sir Ken Robinson has been a leading voice for radical change in education for decades. In Creative Schools, he not only articulately defines the problem, but also provides a practical road map for transforming the system one school at a time. Far from being a pipe dream, Sir Ken Robinson highlights educators who are leading the charge and revolutionizing education now.ˮ --Dave Burgess, New York Times bestselling author of Teach Like a PIRATE: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator




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Publisher Viking
Publish date 03/13/2018
Pages 304
ISBN-13 9780670016723
ISBN-10 0670016721
Language English

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