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Re: article on creativity declining in students and things that can be done




Is there no institutional memory at Newsweek? Aren't they always trying to promote standardized testing? Now they tells us it hampers creativity development.

Brian

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> Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 10:37:16 -0400
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> Subject: [arn-l] article on creativity declining in students and things that can be done
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> FWD from AERO:/ This Newsweek article discusses a type of testing for
> creativity. The test shows that creativity is falling among American
> children. Other countries are trying to maximize their scores on this
> creativity test rather than standard achievement tests. Later in the
> article, it mentions a school that focuses on project-based learning
> which encourages creativity./
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> http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/10/the-creativity-crisis.html
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