creativity

Anti-Homework Trend: Freeing Kids from a Culture of Dependency?

Is it possible that the trend away from homework may be one small step away from the culture of dependency we’ve instilled in recent generations?

Are Children’s Lives Becoming Too Structured?

“Why do [children] ... prefer structured activities to unstructured ones and ... seek adult guidance rather than lead peers on their own?”

8 Ways to Spark Your Inner Creativity

Creativity does not come easily. 

Psychologists: Boredom is Good for Children

Psychologists: Boredom is Good for Children

Continual adult-directed activities may be preventing creativity and innovation in children.
 

Are Schools Promoting Creativity… or Obedience?

The moment they go to school, they begin to lose the freedom to explore, take risks and experiment.

Should Boys be Encouraged to Live Dangerously?

Is it possible that the current generation of children is increasingly void of knowledge when it comes to creating things for themselves?

The Zero-Tolerance Police Nab 5-Year-Old Girl

Her crime? Packing a toy gun that emitted soap bubbles. 

Are We Destroying Creativity by Overmedicating Kids?

And could that be a cause of the decline of America's problem-solving skills gap?

Teacher: Making Things Fosters Entrepreneurial Thinking in Children

There's value in those messy crafts and experiments scattered around the house.

If You Want to Do Something Creative…

The overwhelming majority of creative people have a routine that they religiously adhere to, regardless of whether they happen to feel inspired.