Can you imagine a kid who, when asked to draw something or write something, hunches their shoulders and says, “I can’t think of anything.” How sad. Who took this child’s imagination and joy of creating?
I’m very passionate about learning, but I'm even more committed to engaging kids with the learning process. With Summer vacation at our doorstep, a city-building project will be a sure way to keep those young minds active and learning.
Bottom line, being creative does not naturally result in being productive. Productivity requires some discipline, but also a change in perspective. My wish for you is that your potential is realized. May your flow of productivity achieve your goals and refresh the world.
Too often, teachers use the phrase “parent involvement” as a way to communicate dissatisfaction with the role and contribution of parents. Teachers are careful not to “blame” parents because that would perceivably create a blame game between parents and teachers.