Creativity expert Ken Robinson disputes the approach we are educating our children. He defends a fundamental alter of our school systems, to develop creativity and recognize various types of intelligence. Ken Robinson argues that we have been instructed to become good workers but not creative thinkers. “Creativity is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status” Robinson says. Students with fidgety minds are unnoticed with dreadful consequences.
The main point was stated at 2:10 in the video, children that have huge talents are shattered by the education system. As a child they are not fearful of being wrong, schools get rid of this outlook. Robinson thinks by making mistakes is the only way to be original and developing ideas. He believes that people should have more room to make mistakes with chances of producing something new. Since the 19th century, the education system has been focused on job ability and academic capability. Robinson identifies that the subjects around the world are the same: mathematics and languages, humanities, and lastly are the arts. This order is directed for people who are in the field of sciences but not towards people those solute problems in creative behaviors.
I found this lecture to full of unique perspective. Everything Ken Robinson says makes perfect sense. He speaks about the hierarchy of curriculum present in all schools across the globe. Ken Robinson gave an interesting visual of educating children from the waist up when they are grade school then educating just their head and particular one side of it. When I heard him say this it made me realize how much of our body is forgotten in traditional education.
Many controversial points were made by Robinson, when the education system is discussed he states “The worst thing to do is make a mistake” and I strongly agree with him. Being a student I have always been corrected in everything I do, doing things differently in school is...