Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The VocabSlam Manifesto: A Platform for Creativity

Let’s face it: studying sucks, and we’ve all at some point agreed with noted educational philosophers, the Ex Pistols that Schools are Prisons. But do schools kill creativity? Sir Kenneth Robinson says yes. In his prodigiously viewed TED talk, Sir Ken says that we get “educated out of creativity” and that “people afraid to be wrong.” (Our favorite quote is that professors look at their bodies as a form of transportation for their heads.)  What do you think?

What are some creative ways by which you’ve learned or taught?