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Teaching Creativity

Schools That Foster Creativity

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 02.07.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

Many of us imagine that creativity involves a sudden flash of insight; that it comes as a gift, without much effort; and we believe that expertise and learning blocks creativity. But these beliefs are just myths.

The Best Bad Report Card Ever: Why I Delight In the "Minus" on My Daughter's Report Card

Signe Whitson | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Recently, I met with my four year-old's pre-school teacher for a scheduled school conference. After the niceties and pleasantries were exchanged, the teacher slid a report-card-like rating sheet across the desk.