Q. Do Schools Kill Creativity? A. Hackschooling

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up ~ Pablo Picasso”

Sir Ken Robinson suggests that Creativity is as important a consideration when it comes to Education as Literacy. He makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures, develops and does not undermine creativity.

Logan Laplante

Sometime later – self confessed teenager and ‘hackschooler’ – Logan LaPlante makes an interesting reply and describes a system of education that we haven’t heard about for a while. It’s new name is ‘Hackschooling’ – an approach to school and education that focuses on adaptation, innovation, engaging curiosity and maintains focus through the development and maintenance of ‘happiness’. Logan describes his discoveries about how to achieve Happiness.


  1. Exercise
  2. Diet and Nutrition
  3. Time in Nature
  4. Contribution & Service
  5. Relationships
  6. Relaxation & Stress Management
  7. Religious & Spiritual

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