They Really Are All Unique

Do we have the courage to bring up a generation of children who really, genuinely think for themselves, do things their way each as individuals and are not bowed down under the weight of expectations to conform, fit in, comply, to be square pegs in square holes?

Youtube – TedxTeen – Ann Makosinski
(Embedding of the video is not permitted, so please click on the link above, open the youtube page and watch the video from there)

We say we want creativity in the world, that we want to nurture the creativity and individuality in each child. But, as parents and as educators, do our actions match our words?

Does, this young 18 year old show us what a society of truly individual, creative thinkers might be capable of?

Please watch this video – I promise, it’s really worth the 12 minutes.

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