Friday, 6 January 2012

3 Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking


A great article written by  Dr. Todd B. Kashdan is a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at George Mason University.   

"If we want kids to experience a sense of wonder and discover new information on their own (curiosity), if we want them to generate novel, adaptive ideas (creativity), and if we want them to derive their own perspectives and conclusions after a discussion (critical thinking), then the current educational system is a failure."
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