Creative Spark Talk Analysis: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

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Creative Spark Talk Analysis Do Schools Kill Creativity? This is a very interesting question. It was presented and I think, very brilliantly answered by Sir Kenneth Robinson in February 2006 at an official TED Talks Conference. Sir Robinson is a speaker, author, and international advisor on education in the arts to government, education, non-profits, and art-bodies. In his rather inspirational yet stirring speech Robinson addresses the issue of the dampening of creativity in schools.
Kenneth Robinson and the Stages of Creativity As stated in “The Art of Thinking” concerning the first stage in the stages of creativity, not all challenges are obvious (Ruggiero, 2012). I think that Robinson did a great job presenting a challenge that most people would not easily consider or think about after all “You can be creative only in response to challenges you perceive” (Ruggiero, 2012). In the second stage of creativity it is important to state the problem or issue in a way that would produce helpful ideas. The problem should be partly answered in the presentation of the issue. I believe Robinson achieves this in the title “Do Schools Kill Creativity?” Because he believes that schools are the problem. He further expresses the problem by alluding that our school systems are teaching children for what is
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When it comes to curiosity and imagination it is fear that holds us back. The fear that someone will judge us or scold us for our questions and ideas can lead to the loss of creativity over time. Robinson alluded to this when he said that adults are far less creative than children. He said the idea was to produce people like himself professors. While professors are lovely people they are not the only type of people who can be successful and who are needed. Imagination should be nurtured and by not taking creative education seriously we are teaching our children that we don’t think that creativity is

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