> The Things You Can Read: How to Escape Education's Death Valley: Ken Robinson

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Saturday, January 4, 2014

How to Escape Education's Death Valley: Ken Robinson

If you have not heard of Sir Ken Robinson, you are really missing out, he is the author of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life.  I highly recommend both books, and if you have never heard him speak, what he has to say is truly worth listening to, and here is his latest TED Talk.

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.

Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence-TED Talks
“ The dropout crisis is just the tip of an iceberg. What it doesn't count are all the kids who are in school but being disengaged from it, who don't enjoy it, who don't get any real benefit from it."-Ken Robinson
Ken Robinson

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley
Have you heard of Ken Robinson?  What do you think of his ideas?  I'm a firm believer in his work/message and I'm trying to make a difference in my classroom and in the lives of my own children keeping his teachings in mind.  Let us know what you think here at The Things You Can Read.
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