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“Myth #13”

Jul
23
2010

The Lack of Creative Thinking Leads to a Lack of Ingenuity

Is creativity really critical? If so, can education foster creativity? Explore these questions as you read this Newsweek article from July 10th of this year: http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/10/the-creativity-crisis.html [more]

Jul
23
2010

What’s the Value of Creativity?

Adults often seek to nurture creativity in children. Interestingly, young children often refer to themselves as creative. Slowly, over time this notion is devalued by adults and children loose their self-perception of creativity. What happens to creativity? View Sir Ken Robinson’s humorous explanation of what might be the biggest factor in loosing creativity: http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html [more]

Dec
14
2009

Myth #13: Montessori discourages cooperation and creativity.

During these very early years the child’s brain absorbs everything around them, without filters or censors. The scientifically designed Sensorial materials fine-tune the senses to orderly receive information bombarding the child. [more]