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Education System: creating cars or teaching kids?

I crashed the ISACS (Independent Schools Association of the Central States) conference the other day. Yes, I’m getting too old to sneak into events. I didn’t do it for the rubber chicken served at lunch, but to listen to Sir Ken Robinson.

A world-renowned expert in creativity, Sir Ken entertains. After the lunch and a follow up session with him, my cheeks hurt.

Google him and watch one of his videos at the TED conference. … Read more!

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Playtime – not just for kids

Often, I have a difficult time relaxing. Thinking it will make me feel like I’m being productive, I cram too much on my calendar and don’t take breaks. As it turns out, when I’m running around like a chicken with his head cut off, I never work at 100% efficiency. Nor is it much fun. So, I took a few minutes to re- read parts of Dr. Stuart Brown’s Play to be reminded purposeless fun … Read more!

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