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Hibah Ameer

Design Student, Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture

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Does formal education as a child hinder a child's creativity?

I am writing on a paper on Education Systems restricting child creativity. On one hand formal education has it s benefits as it trains the human eye to notice things, place things in order. But on the other hand it sets certain limitations to a child's imaginative mind and forces him/her to produce stereotypical imagery of what they call 'art'
What are your opinions?


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  • Sep 30 2012: Children are sponges.All children.The rate at which most pick up skills is truly amazing. Simple solution is teach the basics,reading,writing,math as fast as they can complete the work & allowing progress as demonstrated by each individual. How'd ya do that would be heard frequently in this atmosphere.Languages,now abundant in most schools,would flow & be adapted by the young.
    Natural occurrences in a natural learning environment .The youth can create a new future if we let them mingle as humans .Curiosity always wins.Add intelligence & you've got winners who understand diversity & so much more on a level that moves quickly .

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