There isn’t an education system on the planet that teaches dance everyday to children the way we teach them mathematics. Why?

Ken Robinson

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“How Schools Kill Creativity.” TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation.

Source: "How Schools Kill Creativity." TED2006. Feb. 2006. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from creativity expert Ken Robinson's 2006 TED Talk about how the educational system stifles children's creativity. In this quote, Robinson is questioning the greater emphasis schools place on subjects like mathematics compared to more artistic/creative subjects such as dance. According to Robinson, schools need to value the arts as much as they do "core curriculum" subjects like math. Watch the full TED Talk here: Ken Robinson - How Schools Kill Creativity