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Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

Posted by invizweb on July 1, 2008

Thanks to Ralph Bernardo at Disinfo for first posting it on their site.

View profile | remove from My friends 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 educating people out of their creativity,” Robinson says. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.

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