AP Month

“From the point of view of the child’s developmental needs, the most important dynamics of life are emotional and social. Cognitive life is secondary, based upon and generated from the child’s effective and interpersonal experiences. Would it not be helpful if [leaders] in early childhood education focused more on presenting the emotional and social characteristics […]

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Research on possibility thinking (PT) reveals a reciprocal relationship between narrative play, questioning, and imagination! We know play is important for many reasons; this suggests a specific kind of play–together narrative, or story-telling play–has particular creative benefits. Kick up the fun factor this week and play games of “pretend!”  Everyone benefits from increased PT and creative […]

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Possibility Thinking

October 17, 2013

Possibility thinking, or “what if” thinking, is arguably the core of creativity in education. As we learn about life with children, and as they learn about life in general, encouraging possibility thinking in our homes by entertaining “what ifs” for awhile or posing “what ifs” and allowing them to permeate our minds often can be […]

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Researchers Kyung Hee Kim and Joyce Van Tassel-Baska report that there’s a relationship between teacher-reported behavioral problems and creative potential in a school-age population of “underachievers.”  We wouldn’t interpret this to mean that every behavioral challenge stems from frustrated creative potential, but we now have some new and positive possibilities to explore instead of converging […]

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Creativity and Motivation

October 15, 2013

Today’s post is sponsored by: The ethology of creativity as explored by John S. Dacey, and Cheryl A. and Scott D. Wright identifies three elements of a creative home environment:  respect for the child, stimulation of independence and enriched learning environment, which is the experience of a variety of interests. If you’re feeling low on […]

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Perfectionism and Creativity

October 13, 2013

We’re often worrisomely, busily going about doing all the “right” things for the love of our children and a desire for them to have the “best” opportunities and advantages in life.  It’s easy to get carried away sometimes without realizing it. We all have perfectionist tendencies that we use in healthy ways to think convergently […]

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