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Report: Creativity Hindered in the Classroom by Testing, Mandates, Lack of Resources

Policy & Curriculum | Research<p>Page 2 of 2<p>Schools do not allow enough time for creativity (84 percent parents, 79 percent teachers);<br>• Creativity is not …

Do Schools Kill Creativity – A Response to Ken Robinson

By BRENT SILBY<p>Robinson argues that schools are primarily concerned with conformity and that this has a negative impact on creativity. He suggests …

Are We Wringing the Creativity Out of Kids?

One such intervention: “We have to expand our notion of what productivity means,” said Lehrer. “Right now we are grooming our kids to think in a very …

The Most-Viewed TED Talk Ever Reveals How American Schools Kill Creativity

So her mom brought her to a doctor to find out what was wrong, and he made a startling diagnosis.<p>"Mrs. Lynne, Gillian isn't sick," he said. "She's a dancer. Take her to a dance school."<p>She did. As education scholar Ken Robinson says in his TED Talk on creativity, Gillian went onto the Royal Ballet …

Do Standards Kill Creativity?

But I suspect that the distrust of standards has deeper roots. We're still in thrall to the romantic notion that creativity demands freedom from all …