Bring on the learning revolution!

Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!
February 2010 at TED2010

we make poor use of our talents.

Not reformed. Transformed.

The tyranny of common sense.

watch: a single function device

the pinnacle of education: going to college

Human communities depend on a diversity of talents, not a singular conception of ability.
This linearity is a problem.


Human talent is tremendously diverse.

It’s about passion and what excites our spirit and our energy.
When you’re doing the thing that you love to do, that you’re good at, time takes a different course entirely.
If you’re doing something you love, an hour feels like 5 minutes. If you’re doing something that doesn’t resonate with your spirit, 5 minutes feels like an hour.

technologies combined with talent …

… and we should thread softly