Tag Archives: learning

John Green on Paper Towns and Why Learning is Awesome | TED Talks

Published on Jul 22, 2015

Some of us learn best in the classroom, and some of us … well, we don’t. But we still love to learn, to find out new things about the world and challenge our minds. We just need to find the right place to do it, and the right community to learn with. In this charming talk, author John Green shares the world of learning he found in online video.

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Education Is NOT The Same As Schooling

Life is your talents discovered | Sir Ken Robinson | TEDxLiverpool

Published on 16 Sep 2014

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this terrific and witty closing of TEDxLiverpool, Sir Ken Robinson argues that talent is often buried and that we need to search for it. In fact, the foundation of wisdom may be the willingness to go and look for it..

Sir Ken Robinson originally from Liverpool now lives in Los Angeles with his family.

Sir Ken is a TED icon having given three presentations on the role of creativity in education (His 2006 talk has attracted over 27 million views and seen by an estimated 250 million people worldwide) and changed the lives of many.

In 2011 he was listed as “one of the world’s elite thinkers on creativity and innovation” by Fast Company magazine, and was ranked among the Thinkers50 list of the world’s top business thought leaders.

Sir Ken comes from an arts in education background influencing the formulation of the National Curriculum in England. For twelve years, he was professor of education at the University of Warwick, and is now professor emeritus. He has received honorary degrees and honours for his services to the arts and education from many institutions around the world.

Sir Ken is a best selling author and co-author of a wide range of books, reports and articles on creativity, the arts, education and cultural development.

In 2003, he received a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the arts.

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Failing does not mean you failed.

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How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are