Rethinking Education Pt.6: Learn From Nature

In the talk at Apple Education Leadership Summit Sir Ken Robinson revealed some quite important numbers. (Watch the video at Edutopia.) Let me share it very quickly. There was a divergent thinking test carried out three times with a same group of children as they were growing up. The numbers show the percentage of kids [...]

Rethinking Education Pt.2: It Is Not a School, It Is a Factory

Sir Ken Robinson changed the way many smart people think about education, its purpose and its problems, with his books and famous “Do Schools Kill Creativity” talk on TED. What we often have today is not schools – it is factories. The demand for factories replacing schools was voiced some time ago in top billionaire [...]