Monday, February 7, 2011

Changing Educational Paradigms - Ken Robinson

Let’s face it – schools tend to be restricted by tradition.  The ghosts of previous teachers and administrators walk the halls with us in the form of the culture of the school. We serve a society that expects us prepare children for the future but wants us to teach the skills of the past.  It can be a challenging task trying to balance the conflicting expectations.  As educators we need to have clear understanding of what we are doing and why.  Maybe we need to stop and think in broad terms about the purpose of education  before we struggle with the specifics of the process.  

Click on the youtube link below to see it.

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