I want to be right.
Terrific read from The Wall Street Journal, on the heels of the enormous coverage about this topic in various permutations - (see links below):
Wow . . . check it out plus related posts from The Daily Riff:"When art teacher Kandy Dea recently assigned fourth-graders in her Walnut, Iowa, classroom to create a board game to play with a friend, she was shocked by one little boy's response: He froze.
While his classmates let their imaginations run wild making up colorful characters and fantasy worlds, the little boy said repeatedly, "I can't think of anything," Ms. Dea says. Although she reassured him that nothing he did would be judged "wrong," he tried to copy another student's game, then asked if he could make a work sheet instead. She finally gave him permission to make flash cards with right-and-wrong answers . . "
The Creativity Crisis via Newsweek
How Creative are You? "The correlation to lifetime creative accomplishment was more than three times stronger for childhood creativity than childhood IQ."
The Creativity Initiative in Singapore by Bill Jackson
The Anti-Creativity Checklist Video
Charlie Rose: The Creative Brain
Top Viral Video Pokes the Education System - Sir Ken Robinson Video
Changing the Education Paradigm - Video with Sir Ken Robinson
Above post Orig. Published The Daily Riff 12/10