How to Escape the Pitfalls of the Education System

How to Escape the Pitfalls of the Education System

Three Principles Crucial for our Minds to Flourish

Did school make you thrive, engage your curiosity, and respect your uniqueness? America has an enormous school drop out rate of 60 percent, and as high as 80 percent among native americans. This is because education has been based on conformity and control, instead of being created for the phenomenal diversity and unique talents of individual students.

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them.

In this funny, stirring talk, he tells us how to get out of the educational “death valley” we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.


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