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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 …

Education

How Common Core Standards Kill Creative Teaching | Politics | US News

Common Core misses the mark.Steve Ruark/AP Photo<p>I once saw an eighth grader who was on the verge of being tossed out of his middle school even though …

Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

Creativity can seem like an abstract concept, but having a definition can give a learner the power to practice it on a regular basis.<br>[[ This is a …

Teaching

Why pushing creativity out of classrooms will stop children succeeding in the 21st century

In an inner-city classroom on an ordinary day, something extraordinary is happening.<p>Ashley, a boy on the autism spectrum who has behavioural challenges, is sitting on a chair in front of his classmates. This is, however, no ordinary chair. It is a “hot seat” – part of a drama exercise in which …

Teaching

Are schools killing creativity ?

Vans Ninth Annual Custom Culture Competition Advocates For The Arts And Supports Schools In Need Of Funding

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON THIS SITE Click Here To Read Entire Article<p>COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vans invites high …

11 Innovative and Modern Schools Where Creativity and Good Design Rule

By using innovative design to inspire learning and creativity, the following schools have certainly earned top marks—just in time for the new school year.<p>From an elementary school in Brooklyn with an edible garden and chicken coop, to plans for a storm-resistant high school in the Philippines …

Architecture

COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Vans invites high school art ...

Do schools kill creativity? Making an entire class write something they hav...

Do schools kill creativity?<br>Making an entire class write something they have no interest in and forcing them to have X amount of words. Yes. I would …

ECPE Challenge, Unit 2: Education

Secret Teacher: subjects like art are being sidelined – but they matter

In trying to improve outcomes in a limited range of subjects, we may struggle to realise the potential of those whose strengths lie elsewhere<p>Read more from the Secret Teacher<p>It’s Monday afternoon and I’m teaching a class of 10- and 11-year-olds French. Last week they wrote a set of descriptive …

Teaching