Here are some key questions lposed by Sir Ken Robinson that our school considers worth answering. After you've read them you should set aside 20 minutes and watch Sir Ken Robinson start you on the road to understanding the value of what L.B. Pearson is trying to do. Be sure to scroll down and watch Sir Ken.
Why is it essential to promote creativity ? National governments, commercial companies and many other organizations are emphasizing as never before the essential need to promote creativity and innovation. Why is it essential to do this? What is the price of failure ?
Why is it necessary to develop creativity ? Why do so many adults think they're not creative (and not very intelligent) and that other people are ? Most children are buzzing with ideas. What happens to them as they grow up? What's the real underlying problem?
What is involved in promoting creativity ? What is creativity, anyway? Is everyone creative or just a select few? Can creativity be developed and, if so, what can organizations do immediately to make the most of their creative resources ? What are the benefits of success ?
From Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative by Sir Ken Robinson
Twenty minutes that might just change your ideas of what a school should be.
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