Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education by Ken Robinson and Lou Aronicab

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  • Alison LaGarry University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Educational alternatives, progressive education, alternative education, difference, educational theory, educational philosophy, home education, education policy

Abstract

In “Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education,†Sir Ken Robinson lays out a framework and set of considerations for doing just that: transforming education. Those familiar with Robinson’s work will recognize his signature style of humour. However, the tone of this book is quite serious. In the book, he provides a thorough analysis of the current state of education in America. He does this by proposing a shift from an industrial metaphor for schooling, to one of organic farming. In this new metaphor, education can be...

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Published

2015-07-31

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Book Reviews/Review Essays