"How do I get my child to be more creative?"
"How will creative thinking help my child thrive in the 21st-century?"
Featuring Chelsea Myers as she reflects on her experience working as a 5-12th grade teacher in project-based learning schools and as a neuroscience researcher. We discuss:
"The Fourth Grade Slump" of decline in creative thinking
21st-century innovation: "Problem Finders" vs. "Problem Solvers"
The power of play, curiosity, failure, and brainstorming
Growth mindset language to encourage creative thinking
The "Undermining Effect" noted in neuroscience research
Center for Childhood Creativity