Do Schools Kill Creativity Case Study

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Do you believe we need more creativity building courses in out schools? I do. Upon reviewing the “TED Talk Video, Do Schools Kill Creativity?(2006)”, I found that I absolutely agree with Robinson 's opinion that the education system today teaches students to give up their creativity for the university approved knowledge. I believe that schools restrict creativity through their curriculum and lack of acceptance of those who do not conform. In the school system, the curriculum is set for all students. It does not allow students much options to modify their subjects depending on the students interest or skill. It is created to make all students have equal opportunity and the learn what is currently deemed most important. The problem with this is not all students are the same in skill and interest and course that might benefit ninety percent of students may actually fail for the other ten percent who 's skills lay in course deemed unimportant. …show more content…
Although there have been improvements in things like bullying in schools and schools for the arts. I still see a place that needs change, and educations system behind its time and one that although has improved is still running rapid with forced choices and increased expectations. I find them less accepting of those who are different, or those who do not conform. We just see less of it in the school system due to anti bullying rules, instead it now runs rapid in thins like Facebook. I agree with Robinson when he says children are our future and our hope. And i hope that they get a better shot at becoming who they truly are then i did. If we want to change the world, we need to first change society 's expectations to allow for more original people and diversity. As this is where original ideas come from. We need to lose the stigma of being different, accept that not all should follow the same path. And to take pride in all forms of

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