10 Reasons Canada Needs to Rethink the Tar Sands ~ As a Canadian it blows my mind that we can have the second largest deposits of oil in the world, but our government remains billions in debt and one in seven Canadian children live in poverty. ~ http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/05/20/10-reasons-canada-needs-to-rethink-the-tar-sands/
If you aren’t prepared to be wrong, you will never come up with anything original. Companies and schooling systems stigmatize mistakes, so children become frightened of being wrong and are taught out of creativity.
Maria Hyväri, a student teacher, runs a workshop at the Normal Lyceum in Helsinki. ‘There are all these new teaching tools and ideas, and here we can try new things,’ she says. Photograph: David Crouch for the Guardian