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User Review  - LoriFox - LibraryThing

I read this book for three reasons. First, I’ve been a fan of Sir Ken Robinson since I watched his first TED Talk, “Schools Kill Creativity” along with his subsequent talks on Second, I’m an ... Read full review

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User Review  - FlavioMiguelPereira - LibraryThing

Even in Portuguese (only version found in Portugal) , Ken Robinson knows what to say and the examples he give in here are something to consider. Very Recomendable book Read full review

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User Review  - zarasecker18 - LibraryThing

Ken Robinson is a well known speaker, author and international speaker for the arts. He has done many talks dealing with education and living a fulfilled life. The Element is yet another example of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sharon.Flesher - LibraryThing

This book made my reading list because it was on a list of books recommended to change your life, or a similar promise. Perhaps this would be true if I were reading it at age 19, but I suspect that ... Read full review

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User Review  - dele2451 - LibraryThing

If you've ever found yourself sitting in a classroom wondering what in the heck you were doing there, this book offers 260 pages of pure encouragement. Read full review

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User Review  - PeskyLibrary - LibraryThing

The Element by Ken Robinson & Lou Aronica stresses the importance of diverse intelligences and creativity, and aims to show how the modern school system grossly underserves students who do not excel ... Read full review

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Infelizmente não existe visualização deste livro. O Sir Ken Robinson escreve sobre criatividade , ligando-a à inteligência, o que achei super claro de entender. Passa pelos mitos relativos à criatividade e conta vários casos de pessoas criativas, que, segundo ele, encontram seu "Elemento": a intersecção entre o fazer bem e o fazer o que gosta. Os casos são mostrados em vários campos: artes, ciência, esportes. Vale dizer que ele não se "debruça" sobre casos de criatividade nas empresas.
Ele destaca também o papel do conhecimento e da mídia (o meio pelo qual você expressa sua criatividade). Em linha com a Amabile e o Christensen, sem falar o Mihaly.

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User Review  - Schneider - LibraryThing

It was OK. Not quite what I was expecting. Maybe that is more of an indictment on me than the book... Read full review

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User Review  - Brumby18 - LibraryThing

Great stuff - esential reading for all kids in grade 8, teachers and teachers administrators, and policy makers Read full review

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User Review  - lauren.castan - LibraryThing

Inspiring book, as was his TED talk. Easy to read. Read full review

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