Daily Archives: 01/29/2013

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity – TED video

Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity

This is a popular presentation that has been viewed by almost 15 million persons.

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.

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. Full bio »

 If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” (Ken Robinson)

Colin Powell: Kids need structure – TED video

Colin Powell: Kids need structure – TED video

How can you help kids get a good start? In this heartfelt and personal talk, Colin Powell, the former U.S. Secretary of State, asks parents, friends and relatives to support children from before they even get to primary school, through community and a strong sense of responsibility. (Filmed at TEDxMidAtlantic.)

General Colin Powell was the first African-American to serve as U.S. Secretary of State. Full bio »

 Always be looking for that which you do well and that which you love doing, and when you find those two things together — man, you got it.” (Colin Powell)