Getting Schooled on the Educational System

Education is a terrible way to find out what you’re good at. Sound strange, right? But think about this; how many of you are currently working in the subject you liked most in school. Not the one In our very streamlined public education system, children around the world are taught the maths and sciences, but how many of them are taught art, painting or dance with the same vigour?

In our very streamlined public education system, children around the world are taught the maths and sciences, but how many of them are taught art, painting or dance with the same vigour?

Riz speaks with world renowned creativity and education expert Ken Robinson who strongly believes the current state of education may begin holistically but progressively focuses “on the head, and then just to one side.”

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  1. Education is the key that opens many doors in the future. Ideally it should be as wide spread as possible and above all fun. The curriculum served up as educational games are more memorable that the stodge of text book lessons. Once the learning curve is enhanced in maths and science through these forms of teaching resource the time and ability to learn art and dance will be extended.

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  2. ajharper says:

    I couldn’t agree more, teaching through play reminds me of the scene from HBO’s The Wire, where they middle school teacher used the street game craps, to teach his student physics

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