This is a very interesting video by Sir Ken Robinson, told through animation. Sir Ken talks about shifting educational paradigms. He may strike a chord with parents of children with ADHD, but his points are compelling and worth hearing.
For example, he suggests standardized testing forces teachers to teach to the test, which causes boring classes, yet our kids are used to high stimulation (thanks to technology). How does this affect our children?
He also makes a valid argument for not grouping children in schools by age. Finally, he hits on the importance of divergent thinking by telling us something amazing about five-year-olds.
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