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Sir Ken Robinson’s most recent TED Talk was one of those talks that you could watch ten times and get ten different takeaways each time.

When I watched it the first time, I liked SKR’s analogy that teaching is like dieting.

The student in the video below had a less articulate (but more honest) critique about teaching not leading to learning.


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His peers would probably agree that he “schooled” his teacher about the importance of meaningful learning over prepackaged, delivery-oriented teaching.

Whether teachers like it or not, we need more students who think like him. If we teach better, then they may not act like him.


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