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Creativity

TED Talk: Sir Ken Robinson

TED Talk: Sir Ken Robinson RSA

Malcom Gladwell on Creativity

Ken Robinson posits that, “education takes us into a future that we can’t grasp,” yet the structure and goals of our current educational system keep young minds confined to factory-type learning of the Industrial Era.   659 more words

Creativity

It's all about the moment!

What is the most important thing about this moment for you?

I have finished reading Sir Ken Robinson’s book ‘Creative Schools – Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up’ 703 more words

Life And The System

Embracing Imperfection

I have a confession to make: I have been struggling with perfectionist tendencies since I was a teenager. If you’re a carefree spirit who lives by the Y.O.L.O. 856 more words

What are you looking for in your pupils

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Education

Does School kill Creativity?

I know this is an oldie, but such a good one to re-visit: Sir Ken is so entertaining and fun to listen to – and of course drives the point home at the same time:

Beyond the Moon in Education: '...not because it is easy, but because it is hard'

It has been nearly 45 years since we first landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.  Say what you want about the 1960’s, but the one thing the decade most certainly got right was its ability to encourage children to dream big. 726 more words

“When my son, James, was doing homework for school, he would have five or six windows open on his computer, Instant Messenger was flashing continuously, his cell phone was constantly ringing, and he was downloading music and watching the TV over his shoulder.

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