Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

Sir Ken Robinson: How to Escape Education’s Death Valley

| May 28, 2013 | 9 Comments

The ever eloquent Sir Ken Robinson contends in this TED Talk that the culture of American education contradicts three principles that make human life thrive: diversity, curiosity and creativity.

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Sir Ken Robinson: Fostering Creativity in Education is Not an Option

Sir Ken Robinson: Fostering Creativity in Education is Not an Option

| January 11, 2013 | 16 Comments

Esteemed education advocate Sir Ken Robinson explains in this short but compelling video why creativity is crucial for learning, and why it will require a transformation in the way schools work. In his words, “Creativity is not an option, it’s an absolute necessity.”

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Beyond Technology, How to Spark Kids’ Passions

Beyond Technology, How to Spark Kids’ Passions

| June 28, 2012 | 10 Comments

Amidst a sea of available technology, what does it take to engage students, not just within a standardized curriculum, but in their own learning? What’s technology’s role, and what are policy implications?

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Sir Ken Robinson: Alternative Education is Good Education

Sir Ken Robinson: Alternative Education is Good Education

| January 2, 2012 | 6 Comments

In 2006, Sir Ken Robinson presented a TED talk about the importance of nurturing creativity in education. That video has been viewed more than eight million times. Just a few weeks ago, Robinson presented a video TEDx talk in London, addressing how population growth and technology are fueling huge changes in education, and the imperative […]

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Sir Ken Robinson Changes the Paradigm

Sir Ken Robinson Changes the Paradigm

| December 27, 2010 | 1 Comment

Sir Ken Robinson’s inspirational talk at the RSA Conference called “Changing Paradigms” has made its way around the education circles through different media. This animated version of the speech, taking us through the speaker’s colorful prose with illustrations, has made even more of an impact. If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s worth watching from […]

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