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Schools Kill Creativity?

Schools have been around for so long, that we often forget that they didn’t always exist. They are a rather recent invention. But are they serving us and our children in the best way possible?

World-renown educationalist, Sir Ken Robinson, thinks that perhaps they aren’t. On the contrary, with the way education is handled these days, it’s eating up our children from the inside out. Like a virus.

But first, let’s have a little preview…

sir ken robinson how schools kill creativity ted talk
(via Zen Pencils)

Now, let’s get into the crux of the matter. Watch the video below, and be prepared to have your perspective shifted…

Do Schools Actually Kill Creativity?

The fact is that given the challenges we face, education doesn’t need to be reformed — it needs to be transformed.

The key to this transformation is not to standardize education, but to personalize it, to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of each child, to put students in an environment where they want to learn and where they can naturally discover their true passions…

Bring On The Learning Revolution!

How To Escape Education’s Death Valley

Having gone through years of schooling, would you say that it was a benefit to you, or a waste of time? Depending on the school you went to, your answer may differ.

But I hope this series of videos has inspired you to see that schools are not the only answer to education. Whether personal, or otherwise. On the contrary, they’re just the default setting. You have options…