Spontaneous thought happens when the mind is unconstrained or “wandering.” Yet sometimes this feature is confused with mental illness or ADHD.
Creativity is a highly prized dimension of student work and student growth, likely to be as or more important than rote learning.
Creativity takes a blow, and teachers who expect students to be artistic should be better trained or more qualified to evaluate that artistic output.
Why do so many teachers (and parents) think kids need to be “happy” all the time? Don’t cry, but there are bigger fish to fry.
Great composers were most creative during periods in their lives when they felt the greatest sadness, new economics research suggests.
It’s possible to estimate the solution to a system of linear equations by graphing them on a coordinate plane. Here’s PBA #4.
The gauges in our brains that track skepticism for the validity and even relevance of state tests are pegged off-scale high.