Creativity

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May 25, 2022 Keep Curiosity Alive This Summer

Well, we’ve made it. The end of the school year is just around the corner. It’s been a long journey and I think everyone has…

May 16, 2022 Willy Wonka Moments: Creating a Classroom of Pure Imagination

Would it surprise you to learn that a child initiated the idea for creating the indelible 1971 movie classic, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory?…

May 9, 2022 The Power of Play

One of the biggest challenges teachers often face is trying to balance age-appropriate academic rigor with the need for kids to just be kids. School…

May 6, 2022 Keep Learning Weird

The secretary was a little nervous, I could tell. A strange man was hobbling up the stairs. His shirt was torn. He had…

May 4, 2022 A Lesson from the Flowers

On a drive through central Texas recently, I admired the colorful splashes of wildflowers along the highways. I couldn’t help but think about how the…

April 18, 2022 Encouraging Curiosity through Home Economics

One of my low-key resolutions for 2022 was to try cooking new meals. My diet had been pretty monochromatic for a while, and I was…

April 13, 2022 The Problem of Boredom Deficit Disorder

I was playing chess with a stranger while waiting in the supermarket checkout line the other day. They were on their…

March 16, 2022 Get Students Smiling with Games

Sometimes you just need to help kids smile. I’ve been mulling over this statement quite a lot in the recent days. I don’t want to…