Enjoy this video.  It’s a thoughtful presentation with a good amount of humor.  I do support his ideas and I propose an economic argument for why it’s important to nurture creativity in our schools.  Having lived and worked aboard, I discovered the importance of creativity in providing a competitive advantage over our rising international competitors (China and India), where their education systems tend to focus on rote-learning.  Frankly, they have us beat in rote-learning, but we still have the edge in problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity/design.  Let’s work to keep that advantage.

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