Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D., considered one of the world’s leading thinkers on creativity, innovation, and 21st century learning, will appear at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton on November 9 at 7:00 pm. Part of the Common Ground Speaker Series, Robinson’s topic will be Creative Edge: Inspiring Innovative Thinkers.
The promotional materials describe Robinson as “a witty and incisive speaker, he challenges parents and educators to rethink their expectations for today’s youth and to embrace a new paradigm of passion-based learning that enhances talent, achievement and a sense of personal fulfillment. Sir Ken’s visionary plan includes practical steps to help families and schools harness the power of creativity and innovative thinking.”
His books include The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything and Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative. The event is free to parents of participating member schools, to all Bay Area teachers. The wider community can attend for $20. More information is available on the Common Ground Speaker website.