Title: The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything Author: Ken Robinson with Lou Aronica Rating: 4/5 This book is sheer inspirational particularly if you are like me facing an uncertain phase in life, not knowing what is the right way forward and what do you really want to do in life. Let me confess: … Continue reading Book review: The Element
As much as electronic books have been a lifesaver, or more appropriately a shoulder/back saver, the book lover in me still loves possessing physical copies of books, especially when they hold special memories for me. Below are five books that are very dear to me, with little stories of their own and I cannot see … Continue reading Five books I would never throw away
The inspiration for this blog post came from the Guardian site which encourages readers to contribute short blurbs about books that left them with a lasting impression. For me, my choice would be non-fiction book “The Element” by educationalist Ken Robinson. I bought it during a long transit at London’s Heathrow airport to kill time … Continue reading A book that changed me
This is a short, interactive video by renowned educator Sir Ken Robinson who talks about problems with our current education system – standardized testing, rigid curriculum structure, conformity and of course, the dearth of creativity in schools. After watching this video, I could not help but agree with some of what Sir Robinson was saying. … Continue reading Creativity in Asian schools?