Must-Watch Video of 2010
The geographic ADHD map is a hoot, while the over-arching message and smug thinking in certain academic/thought-leader/politico circles is not . . .
Sir Ken Robinson hits another home run with his most recent presentation of the "academic model" of education taking on standardized testing, standardization of curriculum, ADHD, the decrease of importance in arts education, and a few other myth/reality comparisons:
"Deep in the gene pool of public education: There are two types of people in education: academic and non-academic, smart people and dumb people.
This model has created chaos for many people and has worked very well for some . . ."
At 3:45, he takes on the "fictitious epidemic" of ADHD: check it out.
"ADHD has grown with the increase in standardized testing. . ."
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