Does Education Stifle Creativity?

​Experts in creativity are sometimes damning about the stifling effects of education on creativity. In a comment on his own post on The Seven Deadly Sins that Prevent Creative Thinking, Psychology Today blogger Michael Michalko comments "Unfortunately, I've come to believe that education is a great inhibitor of our natural creativity... To me it seems that in the real world those who know more, create less; and those who know less create more".

15 Moonshots in Education

What’s possible in the next five or 10 years? It’s hard to tell given the exponential rate of technology related change. In the last ten years, we’ve seen the development of smartphones and tablets, Instagram and Snap, ride and room sharing, 3D printing and self-driving vehicles. We’ll see more important advances in the next decade than the last–most will involve artificial intelligence.

How to Teach Critical Thinking?

Critical thinking skills are skills that children (and adults) need to learn to be able to solve problems. This includes analyzing and evaluating information that is provided, whether that information is through observation, experience or communication. Do you know how to do it properly?

VIDEO: „Non formal education at school“, Angellika Paci

VIDEO: Presentation of report​ „Non formal education at school: processing group and personal development through experience & training“, – Angelica Pac – responsible at Kamaleonte for International training programmes and cooperation (Italy) .​

13 Powerful SEL Activities

High School in Redwood uses a variety of activities in the weekly, 90-minute Habits, Community, and Culture (HCC) class, where students learn Habits of Success and develop social and emotional learning (SEL) skills.

5 Strategies to Deepen Student Collaboration

If we want real collaboration, we need to intentionally design it as part of our learning activity. These are five strategies to encourage effective collaboration.

Some moments of the Meeting in Krakow

Some moments of the Meeting in Krakow, 26–27 January, 2017

How to educate young people?

​Nonformal education in Dr Jordan Youth Centre (Centrum Młodzieży im. dr. H. Jordana)

How to Teach Kids Problem-Solving Skills

​Children need to learn how to solve problems on their own. Problem-solving is one of the six most important life skills that parents should be teaching their kids.

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