Kids, Classrooms and Creativity: It IS Possible

In our Chilrdren's Hands
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It isn’t easy in these days of SOLs to stimulate the creative energies of school children. But it does happen. This essay, broadcast at WVTF in April 2010, describes three opportunities I had in 2009 to see school kids encouraged and supported by their teachers to operate outside rote learning mode and for reasons other than to pass standardized tests. Musical excerpts Mike Mitchell Music.

[podcast]http://www.fragmentsfromfloyd.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/WVTF_Creativity2.mp3[/podcast]

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One Reply to “Kids, Classrooms and Creativity: It IS Possible”

  1. Nice narrative, I really like your voice, it is soothing. It’s wonderful to hear about education that teaches independence and creativity. Thanks.

    Bill;www.wildramblings.com

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