Learning is the process of acquiring new knowledge and skills. Education means organized programs of learning. Training is a type of education that’s focused on learning specific skills. By schools, we don’t mean only the conventional facilities that we are used to for children and teenagers. We mean any community of people that comes together to learn with each other. School, as we use the term here, includes homeschooling, un-schooling and informal gatherings both in person and online from kindergarten to college and beyond.
"Robinson is right in much that he says." Independent
"The book is part of a growing public discourse on education policy" The Guardian
"Creative Schools tries to explain how the system is broken." The Telegraph
"The ‘Creative Schools’ book has comprehensive elaboration on how Ken Robinson expose deepest problem of our education system and propose solution to transform education." -Eduventor
In Teach with Your Strengths, you'll hear from great teachers, many of whom reveal their unorthodox—and sure to be controversial—approaches. You'll gain key insights gleaned from 40 years of research into great teaching. And, you'll take an online assessment that reveals your Signature Themes of talent.
The core idea of this book is simple: institutions of learning can be designed and run as learning organizations. In other words, schools can be made sustainably vital and creative, not by fiat or command or by regulation or forced rankings, but by adopting a learning orientation. This means involving everyone
There is a wide recognition around the world that the traditional models of schooling are no longer fit for purpose. Teaching is an extraordinary profession, a vocation and, above all, a great privilege. However, teachers cannot educate children by themselves. It is not teachers or parents who are the shapers of
Best-selling author Mike Schmoker boils down solutions for improved schools to the most powerful, simple actions and structures that ensure you prepare all students for college, careers, and citizenship.
Certainly, being a young, educated adult is not the same now as it was even just a mere decade ago, with a rapidly changing world. To create innovators, from this Millennial Generation, not only means supplying the potential innovator with the right skills, tools and atmosphere, but also to supply the
When and where have you been a part of a culture of thinking? That is, when have you been in a place where the group’s collective thinking as well as each individual’s thinking was valued, visible, and actively promoted as part of the regular day-to-day experience of all group members? Over
Today, most thoughtful educators agree that the industrial age model of content-driven education no longer serves our students. The goal of education has changed from the transfer of knowledge to the inculcation of wisdom, born of experience, which will help students to succeed in an increasingly ambiguous future. Schools must either
Education expert Tony Wagner has conducted scores of interviews with business leaders and observed hundreds of classes in some of the nation’s most highly regarded public schools. He discovered a profound disconnect between what potential employers are looking for in young people today (critical thinking skills, creativity, and effective communication) and
A THINK DIFFERENT APPROACH TO INNOVATION-Based on the Seven Guiding Principles of Apple CEO Steve Jobs In his acclaimed bestseller The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs author Carmine Gallo laid out a simple step-by-step program of powerful tools and proven techniques inspired by Steve Jobs's legendary presentations. Now, he shares the
Eradicate Average! CULTURIZE Your School. Average schools don't inspire greatness--and greatness is what our world needs if we are going to produce world-changing learners. In Culturize, author and education leader Jimmy Casas shares insights into what it takes to cultivate a community of learners who embody the innately human traits our
In kindergartens these days, children spend more time with math worksheets and phonics flashcards than building blocks and finger paint. Kindergarten is becoming more like the rest of school. In this book, we argue for exactly the opposite: the rest of school (even the rest of life) should be more like
The most important reason of finding your Element is personal. Finding your Element is vital to understanding who you are and what you’re capable of being and doing with your life. The second reason is social. Many people lack purpose in their lives. The evidence of this is everywhere: in the
The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the Element, they feel most themselves, most inspired and achieve their highest levels. With a wry sense of humor, and drawing on the stories of a wide range of artists, scientists, athletes, business leaders, academics,
The modern world is the product of ideas, beliefs, and values of human imagination and culture have shaped it over centuries. It has been created out of our minds as much as from the natural environment. The human mind is profoundly and uniquely creative, but too many people have no sense