Morgan Mobley

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Students Should Be Tested More, Not Less

When done right, frequent testing helps people remember information longer.<p>Testing is terrible for learning, destroys student and teacher morale, and impedes opportunities for productive, meaningful teaching. This oft-repeated axiom has become accepted as true without proof. Opposition to testing …

Educators argue creativity just as important as literacy and numeracy in national curriculum

Educators are arguing for creativity to be taken just as seriously as literacy and numeracy despite a national curriculum review suggesting its focus …

Creativity in the Classroom

Creativity is the driver behind every invention and innovation. How to encourage creativity in the classroom?

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 …

In China, Some Schools Are Playing With More Creativity, Less Cramming

At first glance, it looks like an ordinary gym class at a public school in Yibin, a city of about a million people in southwest China's Sichuan province.<p>But then you notice that the students are wearing signs: "Nitrate," "Sulfate," "Phosphate." In their game of tag, they chase the classmates they …

Education

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

Test makers rake in bucks, students and teachers chafe under the strain. Here’s a better way forward for everyone<p>I’ve now worked in education for more than forty years as a teacher, researcher, trainer, examiner, and adviser. I’ve worked with all sorts of people, institutions, and systems in …

Is school 'killing' your child's creativity? And does this matter?

Rote learning, controlling teachers and a "fixation" on standardised tests are crushing children's creativity, according to a school principal who is …