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Third Thursday: Sir Ken Robinson—How to Escape Education's Death Valley

Third Thursday: Sir Ken Robinson—How to Escape Education's Death Valley
Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating children and champions a radical rethink of our school systems. Thursday, October 17 • noon–1 p.m. Lunch & Learn Thursday, October 17 • 7–8:15 p.m. Discussion/Dessert

View the TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson as he outlines three principles crucial for the human mind to flourish—and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility. As an author and creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence. Moderated by Arthur Lewin. Film clip from TED: Ideas Worth Spreading provided under Creative Commons licensing.