The Evil Imp

Teach Creativity

The above video features author Ken Robinson making a presentation at TED (Technology, Education, Design) discussing the importance of children being taught to be creative rather than purely academically. Quite a bit of the presentation is concerned with dance.

It’s insightful and incredibly funny and reminds this writer of the time when an art teacher of all people said; “no you can’t be a cartoonist you have to sit there and draw this dead bird instead!”

Never did find a practical or creative use for being able to draw dead birds! The video is from 2006 but still holds true today.

Thanks: Shantala Pepe

[ TED ]