Posts Tagged ‘ creativity ’

Homeschooling a Free Spirit

Homeschooling a Free Spirit

The other day I had the chance to reflect on how homeschooling can so easily adapt to the differences in our children. Like most mothers, I enjoy watching my children and noting the striking differences in each personality. Some of my children are very conscientious and self-motivated. Another child can best be described as...
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Creativity

Why don’t we get the best out of people? In this TED video presentation Sir Ken Robinson argues that it’s because we’ve been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. “We are educating people out of their creativity,” Robinson says. It’s a message with deep resonance.
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BRAINWASHED: 7 ways to reinvent yourself, by Seth Godin

BRAINWASHED: 7 ways to reinvent yourself, by Seth Godin

The evidence is clear. The function of public education was (and is) to turn out compliant workers. Not educated voters, not passionate ideamakers. No, we spend all this money on school taxes to be sure that there will be enough people to do all the work that the factories once needed done. Exceptional teachers,...
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Ken Robinson on Creativity

Why don't we get the best out of people? Sir Ken Robinson argues that it's because we've been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. Students with restless minds and bodies -- far from being cultivated for their energy and curiosity -- are ignored or even stigmatized, with terrible consequences. "We are...
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