As Children’s Freedom Has Declined, So Has Their Creativity

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New research suggests that American schoolchildren are becoming less creative.

This post looks at research that documents “a continuous decline of creativity among American schoolchildren over the lats two or three centuries.” At the same time research has pointed to the fact that “American ingenuity” is a strength, that Americans are “great innvoators, specialists in figuring new ways of doing things and new things to do.”

The post includes references to a number of studies and is a part of a series.

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Posted by on October 7, 2012 in Educational Technology


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