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Explore the Role of Creativity in Education

Each spring, an Olympics of creativity takes place for grade school, high school, and college-aged kids, teams from around the world who come …

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Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

In his popular TED talk, Ken Robinson made the powerful point that most of the students doing work in your classrooms today will be entering a job …

Schools That Foster Creativity

<b>Watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>Sir Ken Robinson is 100 percent correct: creativity should be as important in education as literacy. Today we are living in an innovation age, and creativity is more important than ever before in history. Graduates today need to maximize their own creative …

How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, …

How schools kill creativity: Forget standardized tests, here’s how we really engage our kids

<b>(Marilyn Nieves via iStock)</b><p>Test makers rake in bucks, students and teachers chafe under the strain. Here’s a better way forward for everyone<p>Dr. Ken Robinson • Lou Aronica<p>April 26, 2015 2:30pm (UTC)<p>From “Creative Schools”<p>I’ve now worked in education for more than forty years as a teacher, …

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Do Schools Kill Creativity?

<b>TED and The Huffington Post are excited to bring you TEDWeekends, a curated weekend program that introduces a powerful "idea worth spreading" every Friday, anchored in an exceptional TEDTalk. This week's TEDTalk is accompanied by an original blog post from the featured speaker, along with new</b> …