Archive | April 20, 2014

Ken Robinson: How Schools Kill the Creativity We Need Now More Than Ever

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“Creativity is as important as literacy and we should treat it with the same status.”

Ken Robinson, author of the funny and deeply insightful, Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Lifemakes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures–rather than stigmatizes–creativity.

“The whole system of education is radically changing beneath our feet.”

The whole world is engulfed in a revolution, says Robinson. Academic ability has really come to dominate our view of intelligence because the universities design the system in their image. If you think of the whole system of education around the world is a protracted process of university entrance. And the consequence is that many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they’re not because what they were good at in school wasn’t valued or was actually stigmatized–and we can’t afford to go on that way.

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Happy Easter

Striking Photography by Bo

Good Friday

I would like to take this time to wish everyone a very Happy Easter!   This past week I was in Arizona and off the grid spending time with my Mom and celebrating her 83 Birthday.  A fantastic week and time.

There have been a few lightning images that have taken me years to capture to get all the elements to be in the right place at the right time.   This was a shot lined up for the summer and captured it first time out in 20 minutes.  Some things are meant to be.

Hope you enjoy.

In honor of Easter here are some easter quotes and passages.

Philippians 3:10-12
I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead. Not that I have already…

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