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Discussion about changing education paradigms spurred by Sir Ken Robinson's video.
This discussion group was started to facilitate a professional development discussion and is open to everyone.
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What particular statement do you most disagree with in his speech? Provide insight and evidence as to why you think we have it right in the way we are doing it and why you think he is wrong. Please…Continue
If you are interested, here is another video that I think has some good things to say. A couple of points I liked were the idea about following a student around for a day. I think that a lot of us…Continue
With any discussion about change, there are always barriers and road blocks that become the focus our our attention. Here is the sandbox for posting what roadblocks you see in place that prevent any…Continue
In my mind, our educational system is inflexible and unengaging. We tell students what they need to learn and how they should learn it, regardless of whether it is relevant to their lives or not. …Continue