I'd like all the teachers in Japan, who are, willingly or not, struggling to accomplish the guidelines compiled by Education Ministry, to watch this TED video and think again what they are really doing to your children at school.
It's about the education for our precious children, who have to live in a totally new world full of unpredictable schemes, such as rapidly narrowed down society of web world or devastating environment problems, which no country, regardless of the amount of contributions to environmental disaster, will be left out unaffected.
TED: Do schools kill creativity? Ken Robinson talks in TED.
mmm...As he says, I was also curious why math or literature have to come first before music or domestic science. :P