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Children Full of Life (1 of 5) – YouTube

Children Full of Life 1 of 5 – YouTube.

“In the award-winning documentary Children Full of Life, a fourth-grade class in a primary school in Kanazawa, northwest of Tokyo, learn lessons about compassion from their homeroom teacher, Toshiro Kanamori. He instructs each to write their true inner feelings in a letter, and read it aloud in front of the class. By sharing their lives, the children begin to realize the importance of caring for their classmates.”

Follow the links on YouTube to episodes 2 to 5.


EBD – The Systemic Approach | YoungMinds in Schools

EBD – The Systemic Approach | YoungMinds in Schools.


A low-cost, transformative re-framing of how we view children within an education setting.

Some lovely examples of collective care through peer massage and no pressure creative time.

As the deputy head said “this school is often called the ‘last chance’ for these kids. But it’s not. It’s the first chance”.

Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education | Video on TED.com

Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education | Video on TED.com.

Education scientist Mitra has been experimenting with technology in places around the world without teachers, giving groups of children the means to learn. His work shows that Education is a self-organising system where learning is the emergent phenomenon. Fascinating and thought provoking.


Ken Robinson – Why making creative schools requires radical change

Creativity is not an “add-on” but calls for radical change in our schools from Music Center IC on Vimeo.

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