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

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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.

About the Author


Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, is a global leader in educational reform and a New York Times bestselling author. The most watched speaker in the history of the prestigious TED conference, Fast Company calls him "one of the world's elite thinkers on creativity and innovation." Professor Emeritus at the University of Warwick in the UK, he advises governments, corporations, education systems, and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. The Element has been translated into twenty-three languages. Lou Aronica is the author of four novels and coauthor of several works of nonfiction, including the national bestseller The Culture Code (with Clotaire Rapaille), The Element, and Finding Your Element.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780670016723
ISBN-10: 0670016721
Publisher: Viking
Publication Date: March 13th, 2018
Pages: 304
Language: English