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Does Science Say Smart People Are Creative?

Does Science Say Smart People Are Creative? | MoScience | Scoop.it
When I moved to America, I was happy that my children would not experience the 'exam hell' that Asian children endure. Alas, they had to experience standardized testing 'nightmares' because of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The intention behind NCLB was to make all children “smart,” but instead, it left no child ahead, curious, or creative. It resulted in smart test-taking skills, not worthwhile skills. Colleges and graduate schools increasingly admit smart test-takers, leaving future innovators behind. Meanwhile, testing companies increasingly get richer.
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The Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and Science

The Five Misconceptions About Teaching Math and Science | MoScience | Scoop.it
Read more from Slate's special issue on science education and give us your best ideas for raising the next generation of scientists and engineers.
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IceFest | Sciencelearn Hub

IceFest | Sciencelearn Hub | MoScience | Scoop.it
RT @NZScienceLearn: Icefest: The U of C will become a hub for Antarctic science, education, art & films this Sept/Oct http://t.co/HpciMUxV @NZIceFest #NZ...
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