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Ken Robinson: Schools Kill Creativity

Sir Ken Robinson explains in this great TED talk how schools need to do a better job of fostering creativity, even over math and other traditional subjects.

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Sir Ken Robinson explains in this great TED talk how schools need to do a better job of fostering creativity, even over math and other traditional subjects.

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I love this talk and the RSA animate video. Both are complementary and a great reminder of the issues of our educational system (and some of the reasons why).

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Hi AL
For once I'm not entirely in agreement.
Certainly I see fostering creativity as very important but I think Robinson is given to over-generalisation and in some ways "sells the kids short". Nevertheless there is value too in raising the subject for discussion.and value in critically appraising educational systems for adaption and improvement.
I'll get off my soapbox now!
Cheers
Paul

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