Tensegrities

17 February 2017

Sir Ken Robinson and Toronto

A number of Toronto area district school boards (Toronto, Dufferin Peel, Toronto Catholic among them) have come together to support a “be a game changer” series of live streaming events and ongoing education around 21st century education. The first one this month was Sir Ken Robinson, and it was a joy to be reminded of what educators know (and have known) for a very long time. Among other things, that “you can transform the culture of a school if you pay attention to the conditions under which people flourish.” Robinson urged his 8 competencies (for which he has long advocated) — curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, compassion, composure and citizenship — and shared energizing examples of what happens when these competencies are the focus of learning.

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