Education, Curiosity, and Happiness
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What roles can curiosity and happiness play in learning?
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Time for a rebirth of the creative spirit.

Time for a rebirth of the creative spirit. | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
  The time is right for a true educational revolution! We need to listen to lost voices and rediscover our own. Who wants to join th
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The basic message in the article is how we have a limited memory of what works in schools.
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Let's make creativity central to learning; lets stop politicians interfering; let kids play, create,and explore nature

Let's make creativity central to learning; lets stop politicians interfering; let kids play, create,and explore nature | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Teaching is assisting students learn for themselves Educational Readings By Allan Alach I welcome suggested articles, s
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There are some excellent articles linked here. There is a variety of topics i.e. critique of grades, essential nature of creativity in school, the importance of play in school, and the challenges faced in teacher recruitment and retention.
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Can Creativity Be Taught? – Getting Smart – Medium

Can Creativity Be Taught? – Getting Smart – Medium | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it
Are you creative? Left-brained? Right-brained? Most people are quick to answer these questions without truly understanding the nature of creativity. In the classroom, this lack of concrete knowledge…
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As teachers, we can cultivate creativity with our students. How we use language, teach students, and engage them is essential.

Picasso shared words along these lines: every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up. Ken Robinson says we educate creativity out of children through standardized schools and tests. He is not alone i.e. Bill Pinar and Gert Biesta.
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25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer (Or, At Least, Happier)

25 Ways To Be A Happy Writer (Or, At Least, Happier) | Education, Curiosity, and Happiness | Scoop.it

I read this article -- "22 Things Happy People Do Differently." And I was like, yeah, you know, I like some of these. They're a little simple, a little direct, but still, I liked the point -- ...


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Hard rules to follow so persistent is important.

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