How to really change education — excerpt from Sir Ken Robinson’s new book http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/04/21/how-to-really-change-education-excerpt-from-sir-ken-robinsons-new-book/
'Most Likely To Succeed': Schools Should Teach Kids To Think, Not Memorize
The feature-length documentary 'Most Likely To Succeed' examines the history of education in the United States, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in todayʼs innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize teaching as we know it. After seeing this film, the way you think about “school” will never be the same.
Finnish Kids Don't Learn To Read In Kindergarten. They Turn Out Great Anyway.
How Finland broke every rule — and created a top school system "Here, as in any other Finnish school, teachers are not strait-jacketed by bureaucrats, scripts or excessive regulations, but have the freedom to innovate and experiment as teams of trusted professionals."