Creativity in Schools (Short Video)

Is creativity a focus in schools? What role should creativity play in our curricula? Are our systems, by no fault of our own, built on promises from the industrial age?

Are state standards and mandated tests designed to create stability and safety? Is the system designed to create early 20th century “good” laborers who follow the rules and correctly complete tasks?

Or are our curricula designed to create innovation, divergence, and creativity?

Here’s a quick video to stir your thoughts.

If you prefer a longer read on this topic, explore Good Sense and Creativity at, where you can also share your thoughts on this topic in the comments.