Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Robinson’s observation about fixing the culture of education is correct.  Learning is a human endeavor, not a mechanical one.  It requires creativity on the part of teachers, and creativity cannot thrive if the education system is run on the principle that every student is the same and that standardized assessment is the key to improvement.  As he states, standardized assessment is vital, but it shouldn’t be the organizing principle behind education systems.

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