With the recent news about increases in kid’s stress from new exam formats and the pressure that SATs tests are putting on young children, here’s a great talk from a 13 year old on how being moved out of a mainstream school system made him happier, healthier and more creative.
It’s certainly made him able to present confidently and file a powerful Ted Talk on new ways for education.
There needs to be some big changes in how we school our children.Stressing them out for exams with an unhealthy laser focus on grades is not the way.
Children are born curious and creative – lets not knock it out of them with rigid, out of date and boring syllabuses and exams. We can do better than this.
Watch the video here: