Category Archives: Creativity

Why It’s Imperative to Teach Students How to Question as the Ultimate Survival Skill

To make scientific progress, Albert Einstein first asked questions. Even if he did not find the expected answer, asking questions often led to discovery of even greater truths than what were searched for originally. For instance, when he was 16 years of … Continue reading

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Truly learning math makes wise thinkers

Math educator Dr. Edward Burger, president of Southwest University in Texas, makes an excellent point about learning mathematics: By thinking through math, I mean understanding the material in a very deep way so that the student can appreciate and (ideally) … Continue reading

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The Ideal English Major

Author and professor Mark Edmundson reports in The Chronicle of Higher Education why he believes English represents for many the ideal choice for a baccalaureate major. He makes many excellent points, including the observation that there are things more important … Continue reading

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Cursive Writing Makes Kids Smarter

Dr. William Klemm reports on the positive benefits of learning cursive writing for young brains in Psychology Today. “Much of the benefit of hand writing in general comes simply from the self-generated mechanics of drawing letters. During one study at … Continue reading

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The Unique Learner

“The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.” – Pablo Casals The Unique Learner … Continue reading

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Humans Think Like Quantum Particles

Scientific American reports quantum physicists have discovered that quantum mechanics enlarges our capacity to reason in unexpected ways. The notorious Prisoner’s Dilemma, in which the rational choice is the wrong choice, can be eliminated by quantum entanglement. A more recent … Continue reading

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Maxim Life Coaching

Maximizing Potential Through Empowerment Heading for a new destination requires we change direction from the old familiar path. The role of the Life Coach is to help you discover your passion so you can find how to live the life … Continue reading

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