Rethink education, learning, & school …

Having children causes one to (re)think seriously about education and the role of school. Education obviously is the most powerful thing in the world. And yet …

Garr Reynolds proposes to go a little deeper in this analysis, look at some videos about changing education.

And it starts by Seth …

Seth Godin discusses the failure of our educational model that’s built around producing factory workers.

And obviously this is also related to the Stop Stealing Dreams – Seth Godin’s Manifesto on Transforming Education

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Out of our mind : Learning to be creative

During a visit to lynda.com, creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson discussed the state of education in an interview with lynda.com cofounder Lynda Weinman.

As part of the UCSB Arts & Lectures series, Robinson shared his ideas about how we learn, who should be teaching our kids, and what it means to follow your passion.

An outspoken proponent of education reform, Robinson is the author of “Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative” and “The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything.”