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What creativity really is - and why schools need it

Although educators claim to value creativity, they don’t always prioritize it.<p>Teachers often have biases against creative students, fearing that …

Arts and creativity 'squeezed out of schools'

<b>Creativity and the arts are being squeezed out of schools, a major report has said.</b><p>Cultural experiences and opportunities were being closed off to youngsters, especially those from poor backgrounds, the Warwick University report said.<p>There had been a significant decline in the number of state …

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, …

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 …

Creativity

Does School Kill Creativity?

2126<p>views<p>Children have fantastic imaginations. Imaginary friends, active play dates, arts and crafts, and endless days playing games outside. …

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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