We take their focus away from getting the answer right and instead teach them to embark on incredible adventures that will ultimately lead to the answers they seek.
Even if they don’t get the answers right the first time, because they love the journey of discovery, they will go back and try again- and again and again until they get it right.
If we teach our children that only getting the answer right is important we have robbed them of the creative power within them. And we ultimately kill their innate desire to innovate.
Learning is about learning. If we can teach our children that we will never have to force them to study.
P.S. In this video, creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them.
In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out of the educational “death valley” we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility.
To watch the video click here