Why Daydreaming Isn’t a Waste of Time | Woodbury Reports Review of News and Opinion Relating To Struggling Teens | Scoop.it

Parents and teachers expend a lot of energy getting kids to pay attention, concentrate, and focus on the task in front of them. What adults don’t do, according to University of Southern California education professor Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, is teach children the value of the more diffuse mental activity that characterizes our inner lives: daydreaming, remembering, reflecting.

Via Gina Stepp, Tom Perran