When young Logan LaPlante grows up, he wants to be happy and healthy. He is taking a different path in his education. He combines the “hacker mindset” with a network of do-it-yourself friends, family, and community organizations to optimize for health, happiness, and creativity. He calls it “hackschooling”.
He discusses how hacking his education is helping him achieve this goal:
Wow, what an impressive kid. He certainly gives me hope for the future.
In the video below Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
We would love to know your thoughts on the current education system. Have these videos helped you in anyway and have they influenced how you may want to educate your kids?