Today more than ever we need stories to guide us and help remind about our purpose. It was with great delight I stumbled upon the iconic series of interviews with Joseph Campbell in PBS's The Power of Myth on Netflix, iTunes or Amazon. It is an excellent series – made in 1988 but still relevant … Continue reading The Power of Myth – transformation of consciousness
It is very common place that children's bedrooms and toy rooms are over run with toys. In a study of 32 middle class American families, researchers reported that family homes had an average of 139 toys visible, with most homes having at least 100 and some as many as 250 toys.(1) What toys and why … Continue reading Fewer Toys Leads to Higher Quality of Children’s Play
Children across the world are falling through the cracks partly because the current mainstream education system does not encompass holistic approaches to learning.
Eddy, a 19 year old technology entrepreneur talks about the process of creative intelligence in action and how schooling is diminishing the children's creative intelligence. "You can create, you can innovate...no one has ever changed the world by doing what the world has told them to do" Eddy strongly believes that the education system diminishes … Continue reading How School Diminishes Kids Creative Intelligence
Ken Robinson is a tireless campaigner advocating for an education revolution. In his latest book is for parents on how to raise capable children who thrive in school. “You, Your Child and School,” We have to recognize that education is a human system, and there are conditions under which people thrive, and conditions under which … Continue reading Sir Ken Robinson’s Next Act: You Are the System and You Can Change Education