Why teachers should help students build imaginative abilities

01/16/2014 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Education

The best way to teach resilience to students is to first help them develop their imagination, writes Kevin D. Washburn, executive director of Clerestory Learning. In this blog post, he suggests that teachers foster students' imaginations by avoiding pictures when possible, leaving out key elements of word problems, asking students to insert themselves into problems and guiding their thinking.

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