“I realized, ‘Oh my gosh! I’m having a stroke! I’m having a stroke!’ The next thing my brain says to me is, ‘Wow! This is so cool! How many brain scientists have the opportunity to study their own brain from the inside out?’”
I absolutely LOVE this TED talk. Rita Pierson is a phenomenal lady, I wish she had been my teacher growing up. It is no wonder that she had had over 500,000 views in less than a week. I’m sure when you watch it you will agree.
When we talk about communication, there is one key thing to understand: you cannot NOT communicate. I know that’s a double negative. It’s purposeful. Let me repeat: you cannot NOT communicate.
In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning — creating conditions where kids’ natural talents can flourish.
Have you noticed some people vibrate on such an intense level that when they walk into a room, you can’t take your eyes off them?