Powerful Education Videos

Friday, April 17, 2015
By: Matthew Doucette

Some videos that powerfully explain thoughts on education, learning, and motivation.

Nothing more. Check them out:

RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms
(Much thanks to Bobbi Beuree for first sharing this with me.)

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us

This Will Revolutionize Education (by Veritasium)

2015-APR-20 Update:

Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen

2015-DEC-18 Update:

Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley

2017-MAR-02 Update:

The Science of Thinking, by Veritasium.

"How Should We Teach Science?", by Veritasium.
(Sequel to video above, "The Science of Thinking".)

2018-FEB-12 Update:

Elon Musk 'I Don't Give A Damn About Your Degree'

2019-FEB-10 Update:

"The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More", by Mark Rober
Grades interfere with education.

2019-MAY-04 Update:

"Why Finland has the best education system in the world",
a segment on the approach to education in Finland taken from "Where To Invade Next" by Michael Moore.

2023-AUG-07 Update:

"What Does IQ Actually Measure?" by Veritasium


Education is a second passion of mine. I volunteer with Brilliant Labs and teach children and adults how to code and make games. Check out my education quotes too.


2017-MAR-02 / 2019-MAY-06 / 2023-AUG-07 Update:

I am Faculty Working Group Chair of the NSCC Truro Campus Game Development program with concentration in the Game Programming concentration. My goal is to use my research in education to help educate others better!


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2016/Jun/04 Kids Make Games: Color Crush Released
2016/May/20 Brilliant Labs MakerSpace: MakeyMakey Project
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2016/May/06 Kids Make Games: Scaredy Ship: Collisions and Score
2016/Apr/29 Kids Make Games: Introducing Scaredy Ship
2016/Apr/28 Kids Make Games: Meadowfields Beta Testing
2016/Mar/25 2D Game Development Tutorial - Part 1 - Installing the Software
2016/Mar/17 Introducing Xona Learn
2016/Mar/17 2D Game Development Tutorial - C#/XNA
2016/Jan/29 Kids Make Games: First Game Announced
2016/Jan/25 Introducing Kids Make Games
2015/Jun/29 Matthew Doucette: Keynote Speaker at Game Space AV
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2015/Apr/09 Two Canadian Kickstarter Games
2015/Mar/22 Matthew Doucette: CJLS Radio Interview on Bizcraft
2015/Mar/14 Matthew Doucette: Keynote Speaker at Bizcraft


About the Author: I am Matthew Doucette of Xona Games, an award-winning indie game studio that I founded with my twin brother. We make intensified arcade-style retro games. Our business, our games, our technology, and we as competitive gamers have won prestigious awards and received worldwide press. Our business has won $190,000 in contests. Our games have ranked from #1 in Canada to #1 in Japan, have become #1 best sellers in multiple countries, have won game contests, and have held 3 of the top 5 rated spots in Japan of all Xbox LIVE indie games. Our game engines have been awarded for technical excellence. And we, the developers, have placed #1 in competitive gaming competitions -- relating to the games we make. Read about our story, our awards, our games, and view our blog.