Martin Mejia

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The 21st century classroom – where the 3 R’s meet the 4 C’s!

For success in the 21st century, students must master the 4 C’s – creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration.

How America's Education Model Kills Creativity and Entrepreneurship

The current model of education in the United States is stifling the creative soul of our children. While this is troubling for a variety of reasons, it also has significant economic consequences for the future of our country. America has long been unique because of its remarkable ingenuity, …


Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

In his popular TED talk, Ken Robinson made the powerful point that most of the students doing work in your classrooms today will be entering a job …

Education Technology

How Schools Can Stop Killing Creativity

At Douglas Park Elementary School in Regina, Saskatchewan, twelve-year-old Chloe wanted to learn about her ancestors.<p>She went online to find a …

How schools kill creativity in kids

This is a highly insightful and amusing video of Sir Ken Robinson talking about the importance of creativity, how schools squeeze it out of young people, and how our common definition of intelligence has to be radically rethought.<p>“The whole system of public education around the world is a …

How Schools Are Killing Creativity

I speak about education from an unflattering point of view -- maybe because it is destroying our fascinating, curious minds.<p>I don't claim to be an expert in education. I am still a student and I speak for myself. I believe that students should have a voice in the education system today, because …