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.”
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?
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 … Continue reading Sir Ken Robinson: Alternative Education is Good Education →
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 … Continue reading Sir Ken Robinson Changes the Paradigm →