Creativity

The Creativity Crisis

This is a really interesting article on creativity. Intelligence and creativity “IQ scores are going up while creativity is going down” from The Creativity Crisis by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman in Newsweek. One of the frequent questions that came up when we were dealing with schools was why some children with very high IQ [...]

Is colouring-in good or bad for children?

Colouring in gets a bad rap these days. Once very popular, these days they are accused of imposing unnecessary rules, stifling creativity and making children feel like failures. But is this really so? Like everyone else, my opinion comes from a mix of childhood memories, adult observations, and reading other’s opinions. As a child, I [...]