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Reflections: Improving the argument

An unfortunate side effect of being young is that, on top of being highly motivated, young people tend to be very ignorant. While I would not characterize my previous essay as coming from a place of ignorance, there are certain things I would like to clarify regarding  its content. 1,016 more words

Creativity

Jigsaw addict completes mammoth 34,000-piece puzzle after working on it for TWO YEARS

A JIGSAW addict has just completed a mammoth 34,000-piece puzzle – and “nearly got divorced” in the process.

It took the retired HGV driver Ken Robinson a whopping two years working at least three or four hours a day to finish the giant jungle scene. 366 more words

News

TER #110 - A conversation with Sir Ken Robinson - 1 April 2018

Main Feature: In a special edition of Off Campus, Dan Haesler chats with Sir Ken Robinson about emerging education policies and priorities since his famous 2006 TED talk. 15 more words

Podcast Episodes

An 18 year apprenticeship in teaching.

The thought occurred to me numerous times, while undertaking a postgraduate primary teaching course at the University of Auckland way back in the year 2000, that I had made a huge mistake. 616 more words

Education

Why dance is just as important as math in school

Dance — and physical activity — should have the same status in schools as math, science and language. Psst: it may even help raise test scores, says Sir Ken Robinson. 1,403 more words

We Humans

Millennial Review

Millennial Review: The Element by Ken Robinson

The element by Ken Robinson was filled with empowering stories of many wealthy and successful individuals. Celebrities, philanthropists, dancers; you name it, Ken Robinson had the story of how that individual came to be so successful at their craft. 541 more words

Some Spring/Summer Reading

With spring break around the corner and summer vacation on the horizon, it’s a good time to plan your “personal” professional learning. In addition to attending the workshops your school division may offer, consider using one of these books for a summer study group. 275 more words

Education