Artistic thinking is not just for budding Picassos or future concert pianists; it’s a valuable skill that can be nurtured in all children. Let’s explore the importance of teaching artistic thinking to kids and get some practical strategies for nurturing their creative minds.
“I’m not smart. I’m not like the other kids. How come I don’t get good grades like they do? …I’m just not smart like they are.” If you have a visual learner, chances are you have heard a version of this once or twice when your child gets home from school. It’s heartbreaking.
Our visual learners are smart. They can do the work school requires, but as visual learners in a left-brain education system many of them are under performing. They would benefit from strategies to develop organizational skills and promote academic self-management.