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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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DeletedUser

Thanks for sharing this! http://www.edutopia.org/ might be a plattform to learn from to achieve Sir Ken Robinsons Revolution. It has many inspiring videos, tools, discussions about 21st century learning.

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This is a really good talk. And the RSA Animate video is even better >> http://youtu.be/zDZFcDGpL4U.

I think a lot of what his message applies to many workplaces, too. Oftentimes creativity is not embraced and employees at the bottom of organizations aren't empowered to collaboratively generate new ideas.

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His thoughts and ideas remain a cornerstone in any educational discussions