Changing education paradigms

In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools’ dwindling stake in the arts, and ADHD. An important, timely talk for parents and teachers.
Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we’re educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.

Learning to Dance in the Rain

Learning to Dance in the Rain by Mac Anderson and BJ Gallagher can change your attitude about facing adversity.

Forget Normal. Let’s Embrace Adversity

Record breaking athlete Aimme Mullins delivers an outstanding talk that properly redefines the word ‘disabled’.


Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world

Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.

It’s not just me

Watch this inspirational movie perfect for women who need some encouragement.

More inspiring videos here ..

Start the week with inspiration – Serenity Video Montage

an inspirational and experiential video creating the remembrance of inner Stillness, and deepening awareness of Being

Friday film – Cosby on Parenting

Solving a puzzle is like reading

Angela Maiers Puzzle lesson

Angela Maiers demonstrates to 1st grade students how piecing together a puzzle is similar to being a great reader

Consuming Kids – what parents can do

Consuming Kids pushes back against the wholesale commercialization of childhood, raising urgent questions about the ethics of children’s marketing and its impact on the health and well-being of kids.
(From Videos for Families )

Present like Steve Jobs – inspiring video

A timely video, this, given the tragic passing of Steve Jobs this week.

Speaker and author, Carmine Gallo, has written a book on the presentation secrets of Steve Jobs. Now he has created this video with the main points form the book.

I included it in this week’s public speaking ezine … just scroll down.