Innovation and Optimism
Optimism that is based on our ability to innovate is a core American value and a very hot topic as we face mighty challenges for people, economies, and the planet.
Admittedly, I am an optimist.
As educators, we bet on our students every day because we believe in what they will become and what they will do.
It’s a very good bet.
Is this optimism rational? Below are two opposing TED talks that provide good grist for the mill.
Take a moment to watch and let me know your thoughts in the comments below.