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From the Ted Talk by Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution!

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So I think we have to change metaphors. We have to go from what is essentially an industrial model of education, a manufacturing model, which is based on linearity and cmirofonty and batching ppoele. We have to move to a model that is based more on principles of agriculture. We have to recognize that human flourishing is not a mechanical process; it's an onargic process. And you cannot pecidrt the outcome of human development. All you can do, like a farmer, is create the conditions under which they will begin to fusliorh.

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So I think we have to change metaphors. We have to go from what is essentially an industrial model of education, a manufacturing model, which is based on linearity and __________ and batching ______. We have to move to a model that is based more on principles of agriculture. We have to recognize that human flourishing is not a mechanical process; it's an _______ process. And you cannot _______ the outcome of human development. All you can do, like a farmer, is create the conditions under which they will begin to ________.

Solution

  1. conformity
  2. flourish
  3. people
  4. organic
  5. predict

Original Text

So I think we have to change metaphors. We have to go from what is essentially an industrial model of education, a manufacturing model, which is based on linearity and conformity and batching people. We have to move to a model that is based more on principles of agriculture. We have to recognize that human flourishing is not a mechanical process; it's an organic process. And you cannot predict the outcome of human development. All you can do, like a farmer, is create the conditions under which they will begin to flourish.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. agriculture
  2. based
  3. batching
  4. change
  5. conditions
  6. conformity
  7. create
  8. development
  9. education
  10. essentially
  11. farmer
  12. flourish
  13. flourishing
  14. human
  15. industrial
  16. linearity
  17. manufacturing
  18. mechanical
  19. metaphors
  20. model
  21. move
  22. organic
  23. outcome
  24. people
  25. predict
  26. principles
  27. process
  28. recognize