Posts Tagged With: performing arts

Ken Robinson: ADHD & Changing Education Paradigms

[This is a repost from November; particularly relevant to this week’s ADD focus] Is ADHD a myth? Why does it occur more on the east coast?  And how can animation spice up a lecture? [EF]

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.

Link to video: RSA Animate – Changing Education Paradigms

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Ben Cameron: The true power of the performing arts

TedTalks: Arts administrator and live-theater fan Ben Cameron looks at the state of the live arts — asking: How can the magic of live theater, live music, live dance compete with the always-on Internet? At TEDxYYC, he offers a bold look forward.

Ben Cameron: The true power of the performing arts | Video on TED.com.

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