Why creativity is so important in school?
Another wonderful resource advocating for creativity in schools from Sir Ken Robinson.
If you only have a couple of minutes to spare, this clip gives a great overview to that pivotal question in education, ‘why is creativity is so important for 21st Century learners?’.
See more from Ken Robinson on Creativity here.
MINDSHIFT ” A steady decline in creativity in American kids (as measured by the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking) is prompting educators and parents to find new ways of sparking innovative ways of learning, according to a Wall Street Journal article.
In the past, researchers thought of creativity as the ability to generate lots of new ideas. But in recent years, experts have begun assigning equal importance to learning how to pick the best ideas and solve specific problems, often by working in teams. ” read more from Tina Barseghian in Placing An Emphasis On Creativity, here.
And one last inspiring clip…art speaks…