Ella Bauer

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Why mastery beats creativity—every time

The idea that comes out of nowhere. The eureka moment. If we could figure out how to get there faster and automate up the process, humankind would be forever changed, right? This is something we can’t stop obsessing about as a society—but maybe we’re thinking too hard about it.<p>Two years ago, the <i>New</i> …

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Schools Do not kill creativity

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Does school kill creativity?

Indeed it does<p>The only classes that ever allowed for any creativity were art and music (and sometimes woodshop). As school budgets get strained these …

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 …

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This Is How Education Kills Creativity

Is it a coincidence that pretty much all children love to write stories, have fantastic imaginations, enjoy getting messy, painting, making music, …

It's a Project-Based World. Let's Prepare Students for It

<i>By Bonnie Lathram, Bob Lenz and Tom Vander Ark</i><p>As millions of students head back to school this coming year, we hope students are engaged in …

Giving Teachers The Freedom To Fail

<i>By Julie Keane, Director of Research and Evaluation, VIF International Education</i><p>Ongoing, embedded professional development is critical to developing …

Help Students and Teachers Get Creative in the Classroom

Created by Bravo for Subaru.<p>The classroom can be a wonderful place to foster creativity while students learn. In order to create that environment, …

Are Kids Today Less Creative?

Evidence grows that creativity declines as children are schooled to score well on standardized tests.<p>Over the last 20 years, fictional writing …

Creativity Requires A Culture That Respects Effort And Failure

As business continues to drive positive change in the world, creativity is an increasingly essential part of organizational success. Encouraging creativity is a vital function of good leadership in any organization.<p>Recent trends affirm the need and desire for creativity in the workplace. More and …

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