Ken Robinson’s influential talk: Do Schools Kill Creativity. Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Nick Donohue from Nellie Mae illuminates key ingredients of learning environments that seek to truly put students at the center. They are: personalized, competency-based, prioritize student ownership, and take place anytime/ anywhere.
A tragically under-appreciated force affecting many students is the childhood trauma they endure. In this seminal TED talk, pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke Harris illuminates the effects of trauma on children’s brains and long-term health. Effective learning environments must account for these insights in their designs.