Unleash your (or your child’s) creativity

Unleash your (or your child’s) creativity

There is a Scientific American article interviewing experts on fostering creativity. It’s’ worth a read, especially for home-educators.

When children are very young, they all express creativity, but by the end of the first grade, very few do so. This is because of socialization. They learn in school to stay on task and to stop daydreaming and asking silly questions. As a result, the expression of new ideas is largely shut down. We end up leaving creative expression to the misfits—the people who can’t be socialized. It’s a tragedy. Read more…

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