Before we let you watch a brilliant 13-year-old kid talk about the importance of rethinking how we educate our future generation, we will let you know, first, what Joe Martino thinks about traditional education. In his post This Is What Happens When A Kid Leaves Traditional Education he boldly declares what he thinks about traditional edution: “My decision to leave school behind when I was in college came from the same beliefs I hold today about education. I felt confined within the system and I felt it wasn’t going to lead me somewhere I wanted to be. It didn’t matter whether I was studying business, engineering, marketing or music, I did not enjoy the methods and couldn’t see a way to change things except by leaving.”

Logan Laplante, the kid in our featured Ted Talk video touches on issues which Sir Ken Robinson also tackled in a previous Ted Talk session about our current educational system:

1. Schools kill creativity

2. Creativity is as important as literacy

Here’s the video…

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