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30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity - InformED

<b>Embrace creativity as part of learning.</b> Create a classroom that recognizes creativity. You may want to design awards or bulletin boards to showcase …

You're 96 Percent Less Creative Than You Were as a Child. Here's How to Reverse That | Inc.com

If you haven't said it yourself, someone has said it to you: "I'm just not that creative."<p>Most of us wouldn't mind being just a little more creative. Fortunately, you can. Not only are there proven ways to increase your creativity, but also, according to research, all of us have a creative gene.<p>In …

Creativity

How to promote creativity in the classroom

Creativity is a big deal in the 21st century classroom. Many countries include it as a core aim for their students in national curricula and even …

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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 …

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 …

How To Foster More Creativity In 21st Century Education

Our current education system is ill-prepared to educate the next generation of creative leaders. Developing every individual’s creative potential will be one of the crucial value-creating factors for leading economies in the Imagination Age.<p>We live in a time where things are constantly changing and …

Creativity and Education: Why it Matters

Creativity and Education: Why it MattersIn case you need convincing… Creative thinking deserves a much higher priority in education curricula, …

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 …

The Creativity Crisis

Back in 1958, Ted Schwarzrock was an 8-year-old third grader when he became one of the “Torrance kids,” a group of nearly 400 Minneapolis children …

What should schools put first? Discipline or creativity?

<b>What type of schools do we want? Should it be about creativity and independent thinking? Or should it be about getting the basics right and taking a tough line on discipline?</b><p>Of course, these things are not mutually exclusive. Many people would probably want both.<p>But an international study from the …

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 …