We must abandon an Industrial Age education system that rewards compliance and stifles creativity.
He contends that Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder is either a complete myth or grossly overdiagnosed. Rather, the problem is that we’re expecting kids used to being constantly stimulated to sit around and keep quiet in an educational system no longer relevant to the modern world.
This may be slightly overblown but I think he’s largely right. Indeed, it reflects my own experience as a student thirty-odd years ago — in an age when the modern technologies that have accelerated the problem didn’t exist.
Incidentally, I agree with Ezra that the illustrated version of the lecture is quite novel and “revolutionary” apart from the message of the video.