Posts Tagged:education

Seven Manners Through Which Schools Are Killing Creativity

Originally published on The Huffington Post Ken Robinson’s TED talk “How Schools Kill Creativity” has been viewed millions of times and seems to have been the spark for an education revolution. And yet, our education system is still broken…. The problem is that the change being suggested today is just so radical that too many…

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Why Do We Force Students to Read Shakespeare?

Originally published on the Huffington Post. English teachers seem to adore Shakespeare…. Students seem to chug through it…. Everyone else in society sits questioning why our English teachers force our students to read literature by a guy who lived 500 years ago, who writes in barely recognizable English, and whose plays are painfully predictable? Now…

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Should We Require Computer Science Classes?

it is precisely because we live in this modern world that this recent subject is so incredibly important; everything around us was in some sense affected by code, and yet most of us cannot even write a simple program that calculates how much gas we use in a year.

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