Changing Education Paradigms
You might appreciate this extremely clever video. I know that our local Catholic Montessorians enjoyed it very much. RSA Animate adapted it from a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson. I'm not familiar with the further work of either entity, but I very much appreciated this particular piece...and hope you enjoy it as well.
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Posted by: AgnesDay -
Dec. 04, 2010 3:11 PM ET USA
I enjoyed it very much. In Arkansas (where you can hardly think straight), the linkage of education and economics is explicit in the State constitution. Protestant culture at its finest.
Posted by: -
Nov. 26, 2010 7:06 PM ET USA
I think, therefore, I homeschool.
Posted by: josephrwilson8374 -
Nov. 17, 2010 6:30 AM ET USA
This is really stupid!
Posted by: jflare293129 -
Nov. 17, 2010 1:30 AM ET USA
For what it's worth, I read a book, "Designed to Fail", a few years ago that said essentially the same thing. Technically, it referred to Catholic schools in particular, but the points have great meaning for education in general. As I discerned these ideas over my teens and early 20's, I regret that I developed a VERY skeptical view of education! Curious: Did he propose any politically viable solutions?
Posted by: Gil125 -
Nov. 16, 2010 2:49 PM ET USA
Unfortunately, the audio dies about 11 minutes in, so we miss the final words. I have tried it on two computers.