creativity

Creativity and data analysis

While most people think that data analysis and creativity are completely the opposite of each other, the modern business world has now found a way to connect both of them. The most wanted skill in the job market are currently data analysis skills. However, most employers also asked for creativity in order to make the best …

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Storytelling is a life skill

Once more, teachers urge to place more focus on the development of creativity in children. Rather than forcing them to know each and every grammatical construction, it is important for children to be able to tell stories. Storytelling is an essential life skill that enables politicians to gain votes for them and salesmen to sell products. Successful …

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Workshops at Thy English Academy

Over the summer, a lot of teachers take some time to think about next year’s program and what they would like their class to do to fully engage with the subject. A good option would be to book a workshop at Thy English Academy which focuses on combining creativity with knowledge. We understand that it …

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Playtime encourages creative thinking

Creative thinking is one of the most desired skills in the current job markets. Nowadays, companies do not only require analytical thinking and team playing skills but most of all they need innovative individuals who are able to think outside the box. Creativity and learning in children always takes place in break and play time. This …

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Scholarship funded by Beyoncé

In a world where tuition fees for all stages of education are constantly increasing a new form of funding has entered the market: scholarships sponsored by celebrities. The times where stars only donated their money to charities are over. Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyoné amongst many others have announced competition to win scholarships for school …

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Teacher files petition for fairer SATs

A teacher at Tadworth Primary school, who has spent several years in China, files a petition for the SATs to become fairer. He criticizes that students with spelling difficulties might become limited in their creativity. Students might avoid difficult words when dreading to lose marks because of spelling. Hence, their creativity is severly limited. Mister …

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American university investigates science of learning

A team of researchers from various universities was awarded a 4.6 Mio. Dollars grant to look into practical implementation strategies of research into the science of learning. The researchers try to get teachers to make use of the latest finding in learning theories. The implementation takes place across all levels of education, ranging from primary …

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