Jaiden Henriques

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Schools are still killing creativity.

Schools are still killing creativity.<p>Several posts this week noted how we are failing with the nurturing, facilitating, and direct teaching of …

How Schools Are Killing Creativity

I speak about education from an unflattering point of view -- maybe because it is destroying our fascinating, curious minds.<p>I don't claim to be an expert in education. I am still a student and I speak for myself. I believe that students should have a voice in the education system today, because …

Let’s get rid of Art Education in schools.

Art, they say, is great for kids. Art and music programs help keep them in school, make them more committed, […]

Bless the tests: Three reasons for standardized testing | The Thomas B. Fordham Institute

A torrent of complaints has been levelled against testing in recent months. Some of the criticism is associated with the PARCC exams, Ohio’s new …

Education

13 ways high-stakes standardized tests hurt students

It’s time for March Madness — not the famous college basketball tournament but the start of high-stakes standardized testing season in many school districts around the country. I’ve published many posts on how standardized test scores are inappropriately used to evaluate students, educators and …

The Importance of Promoting Creativity within Schools in the UK

Every child has the ability within them to be creative, and this may manifest itself in many different ways. The role of the teacher is crucial in …

Creativity

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 …