Tag Archives: creativity

Authority that Increases the Authority of Others

of personal authority and sense of purpose When evaluating a school, getting there before school starts can be very useful. You get to see the bearing of the teachers as they arrive. You can read their emotional tone as they greet … Continue reading

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Which is a Picasso? How to Keep Creativity Alive?

Warning. All children start off as artists. Humans create. Children start off creative. What do we have to do to keep their creativity alive throughout life? Merry Lanker’s students at Muffley School in Decatur, Il.,2012 Please follow and like us:

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Education is Leadership 2

Joan Fitzpatrick’s room was a beehive of active learning all day long. There was no doubt in anyone’s mind that each child was being optimally challenged. Joan taught a mixed group of 18 first and second graders on her own. … Continue reading

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Three Essentials of Happiness: Children, Creativity and Music

This video has music, children, education and reminds us: Our lives would be worthless without music, children and creativity and the future would be hopeless. It also reminds us of three essential educational principles: 1. Children’s ability to create is … Continue reading

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Dawn on the Longest Day

Birds start to sing She’s still in my arms In the hammock Fifty years After the event, My first Haiku   Tomorrow the birds get started an hour ahead of time. Don’t be too sleepy to miss it. If you are … Continue reading

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