Category Archives: creativity

Dumbing down is not an option

Yeah, I know I should be organizing my house.  I’m really feeling run down with the cold I contracted from my daughter.  So I am resting and nursing my health and blogging instead. *** I’ve wasted no small amount of … Continue reading

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Gifted and Disorganized

This week has been a very slow work week for me.  I contracted a nasty stomach virus last Friday night from my adorable students/germ factories, and spent most of the wee hours of Saturday vomiting and emptying my bowels just … Continue reading

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I think it’s time to lose the guilt for our creative hobbies

From time to time, I read about someone inquiring about the guilt for indulging in creative hobbies that may have little immediate value other than the creator’s own personal enjoyment.  A recent blog post over at Lisa Rivero’s titled The … Continue reading

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Dr. Kay Jamison on Exuberance.

I thought this was a very cool, almost hourlong presentation about Exuberance, The Passion for Life on Youtube from Dr. Kay Jamison.  She has a great Q & A followup at the end for parents and teachers. If you made … Continue reading

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Fabulous TED Talks About Creativity and Education from Sir Ken Robinson

If you haven’t seen these videos from Sir Ken Robinson, I highly recommend that you do.  I saw his recent book The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything at the bookstore yesterday and…I passed on it.  I actually inwardly … Continue reading

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