My ultimate hero, Sir Ken Robinson, inspired this blog post – I am incredibly excited about attending the ASCD Conference in March, where he will be one of the keynote speakers. I just finished watching a video of his in conjunction with the RSA, and would like to recap his message about the concept that education needs to change from the ground up, which btw, makes so much sense you have to wonder why hasn’t this hasn’t happened already. In this video Robinson delineates four important factors that contribute to the state of education:
Renowned educationalist Sir Ken Robinson delivers the long-awaited follow-up to his now legendary Changing Education Paradigms talk. He addresses the fundamental economic, cultural, social and personal purposes of education, and argues that education should be personalized to every student's talent, passion, and learning styles and that creativity should be embedded in the culture of every single school.
Also, check out his new book, Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life, an inspirational and practical guide to self-improvement, happiness, creativity, and personal transformation. Pursue your passion. I am!