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Volume #11   Issue #3

ISSN: 0219-7642    Jul 8, 2012

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Editorial
 

Hi,
Creative children are smarter than their average peers are, while their ability to succeed in life is quite extraordinary. Creativity is not about achieving excellence in specific field of learning. Creativity is all about being finding solutions to the most critical of all problems, and display an air of freshness in attitude, demeanour, way of life, thinking process and social skills. In fact, it is an amalgamation of different brain skills.

Boosting creativity in young children is possible with careful and calibrated parental response. As creativity is a matter of personal excellence, parents may wish to allow their children that “elusive” freedom of expression, in just enough quantity, to self-generate different creative skills. Have a nice day!

Thought for today:
"If you go as far as you can see, you will then see enough to go even farther." - John Wooden

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Andrew Loh
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Igniting Creativity in Children - Learning Fundamentals
Creative children are entirely different lots. They can be unpredictable and non-conforming. They can easily rattle their parents at homes and teachers in the classroom. Read more here!

Boosting Creativity in Children - Practical Activities and Working Tips
Children need sufficient time and freedom of expression to boost their creativity levels. Parents may want to give just enough independence and unlimited opportunities to their children to learn the art of creativity. Read the article to learn more.

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Creative Activities for Young Children
By Mary Mayesky

Creative Activities for Young Children 9th edition is a terrific book filled with fun, creative, and easy-to implement activities for young children. Readers will enjoy exercising their own creativity, as well as helping young children do the same. This text is an excellent tool for preparing to work creatively with children across the curriculum, but it is also very useful in their future teaching careers.

With its hundreds of activities, up to date research, recipes, finger plays, art recipes, poems, book and software lists, information on how to select children's books, and hundreds of web sites, this book is an invaluable resource. This book is very comprehensive and covers the topics I am looking for in a text. It is apparent that the author has a wealth of information and experience to share in a mentoring style.

 

Kindergarten Education: Freeing Children's Creative Potential (Early Years Series)
By Betty Peck

What can children gain from the treasured world of childhood that will enrich their adult lives? Educator Betty Peck celebrates the power of Kindergarten to help children find their creativity and imagination, opening the door to a passionate relationship with learning.

Using vivid case studies from her own experience and from the research of Froebel and other early-years pioneers, the author demonstrates how a holistic, loving approach to pre-school education opens the door to: Enabling creativity, awareness, wonder and discovery. This is an essential resource for teachers and parents who want to give their children a more meaningful education.

 


Latest Brainy News
 

Smart babies stay in the womb longer; Study shows improved brain development in full-term infants
NY Daily News July 03, 2012

The longer a baby stays in the womb, the smarter the child, new research shows. A study using New York City public school children has found improved brain development and better academic test scores for full-term infants born even a few weeks later than others have.


Helping parents build better brains
CleveLand July 02, 2012

The publication was funded by a handful of federal agencies, including the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and confirmed the beliefs of child- development experts like Stamm nationwide by providing the science behind brain growth's relation to emotional and intellectual development.


Why breast-feeding won't make kids smarter
Today Online July 04, 2012

Advocates of so-called attachment parenting take an all-encompassing approach: Assiduous attention to a child's every need, including prolonged breast-feeding. But those who claim that these practices benefit children's intelligence miss an important point.


Learning and Development Starts at Age Zero
Huffington Post July 01, 2012

From the moment of conception, a child's wellbeing and development is dependent upon the mother's actions and behaviours. The maternal instinct to protect one's young is common throughout all of humanity. To move society forward, however, we must teach mothers not only ways to improve their child's health, but also ways to increase their child's learning and development.


Is IQ in the Genes? Twins Give Us Two Answers
Wall Street Journal Jun 22, 2012

These days the heritability of intelligence is not in doubt: Bright adults are more likely to have bright kids. The debate was not always this calm. In the 1970s, suggesting that IQ could be inherited at all was a heresy in academia, punishable by the equivalent of burning at the stake. More than any other evidence, it was the study of twins that brought about this change.



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