Thursday, February 28, 2013

Occupy Kindergarten!

Kindergarten should be FUN. Kurt Schwengel talks about how kindergarten has changed in schools, but the kids haven't changed. Kids still love to play games, learn hands-on and make discoveries. Forcing young kids to sit at desks for many hours a day, memorizing facts and filling out worksheets, in order to keep up with the test-driven, pushed-down academic curriculum...just creates sad, stressed out children.

View the 20 minute TEDxTalks video clip on YouTube. Kurt, the passionate kindergarten teacher, speaks the truth:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ye78F4Mnbk