November 10, 2010 Principal Leadership and Learning Session

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Changing Education Paradigms - a recent discussion by Sir Ken Robinson with animation created by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) to give a visual perspective to the spoken words.

This video can be accessed directly via YouTube.
The complete talk given by Sir Ken Robinson is also available (note: 55 minutes in length)

The words of a teacher are often powerful. You may be interested in reading this blog post by a teacher who is beginning to practice "teach less, learn more" with her students - in her words, "instead of teaching them information, I was teaching them how to learn" and "I have to figure out my new role as co-learner".

We need to move beyond this example of our current learning model: