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Why Education Without Creativity Isn’t Enough

FAST COMPANY – Anya Kamenetz

“Last April, when sharing a stage at Facebook with CEO Mark Zuckerberg, President Obama summed up the conventional wisdom on what’s needed to shape American minds for the global marketplace. “We’ve got to do such a better job when it comes to STEM education,” he said. “That’s how we’re going to stay competitive for the future. If we could just tighten standards and lean harder on the STEM disciplines—science, technology, engineering, mathematics—we’d better our rigorous rivals in India and China, and get our economy firing on all cylinders.” As with much conventional wisdom, this is conventional in the worst sense of that word.”(more)