Takaharu Tezuka describes the best kindergarten setting ever. The reasoning behind it and why it works. Kids are pretty resilient so why not let them play in this open environment where there is some danger to which they are exposed. Take a listen. The link is here.
Hearing only one story can be a problem as it narrows your viewpoints. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie presents her findings on why the single tale is bad. There are also a few other TEDs related to the storytelling arena. Here is the video.
Adora Svitak, a child prodigy talks about how adults need to pay attention to the kids. Their actions and reactions play a role in learning, and the results can be staggering as well as educational for the adult. Here’s the video.
A great video in the TED series from the guy who makes his living creating the illustrations for children’s books. A moving tale on how he was brought up and what steps happen along the way to his success. Many lessons to be learned and the importance of following your passion. This is a great way to get inspired to keep going.