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Do Schools Kill Creativity

Susan Notes:

Take a look at this upbeat talk on TED. You'll be glad you did. Below are just a couple of sound bites.

by Sir Ken Robinson

  • If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything original.

  • We never think of Shakespeare as being seven. . . He was in somebody's English class. How annoying would that be?

  • Intelligence is diverse, dynamic, and distinct.

  • The whole purpose of public education throughout the world is to produce university professors. They live in their heads. . . the look upon their bodies as transport for their heads. It's a way of getting their heads to meetings.
  • — Sir Ken Robinson
    Speech at TED



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