Wednesday, 8 May 2013
Is Everyone Creative?
We ignore our creative self as we get older, do more, and busy our brains with other things. I believe that everyone is born with creative capacity. I believe that the world we learn in does a great job of drilling this creativity out of us. How sad is that? There are loads of writing on the subject. What I do know as an educator is that it is important to emphasize creativity in student learning. It is a way for them to become innovators of their own learning. It is a way for them to learn that failing IS part of life and sometimes leads to the next great idea.
I am blessed to teach in creative arts. It is the way I do business in my classroom. My hope would be that educators in all classrooms (not just the Arts) develop creativity as a way of learning subject matter.
Join Trina Penner's discussion about Creativity and Learning at #redcamp13.
Fine Arts Department (Drama, Technical Theatre, and Dance)
Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School