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Changing Education Paradigms

By Peter Mirus ( bio - articles - email ) | Nov 15, 2010

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.

 

Peter Mirus is a business, marketing, and technology consultant with more than 20 years of experience working with companies and nonprofits, ranging from start-ups to large international organizations. From 2004-2014 he contributed articles on the Catholic Faith, culture, and business to the CatholicCulture.org website.
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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: - Nov. 17, 2010 6:30 AM ET USA

    This is really stupid!

  • Posted by: - 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.