The Importance Of Creativity In Schools

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According to Hicks from Edudemic, the most successful businesses rely 20% of their work to creativity. Another study also conducted by Hicks from Edudemic, shows that 1,500 executives believe that creativity is the most important skill of all. Referining to Naiman from Creativity at Work, creativity is the ability to imagine ideas, and turn them into reality. Allowing life to be colorful and unique, creativity allows expression in everyone’s own way. In classes today, many teachers focus on tests and assignments, leaving an insufficient time to give their students to let their creative juices flow. As well as budget cuts often leading to cutting classes such as, art or music. While some school may offer creative opportunities, many schools…show more content…
Citing from Strauss, children who can ‘think outside of the box’ will stand out better than children who cannot. Practicing in musical theatre, or music programs can facilitate students boost confidence levels, by performing in front of large audiences. This will support students in the future with public speaking, by not being afraid to be in front of a large group of people. Practicing creativity as a child will help students enable themselves to be creative, naturally. Worrying teachers focus on standardized test rather than innovation and imagination. Going against the tide while trying to express their creativity, students struggle to get decent grades. Advised by schools, if students pursue different art forms, they will not be successful in life. Indicated by their teachers, students grow up believing that art and music will not lead to a successful life and should study the core subjects instead of troubling around with art. This will lower the students' self esteem in letting new ideas out and start to doubt using creative ideas causing less and less creative people in the world…show more content…
Sadly, budget cuts happen in schools and abandon subjects such as art and music because, of the assumption to be not of importance. Introducing a new budget cut, Donald Trump wants to practically cut all music and arts program. This shows how important the government actually thinks about the arts. Usually budget cuts often lead to art and music are the subjects that get cut (Miller). Also, according to Dalile from Huffington Post, 90% of students in schools are more ecstatic when they have art. Supposingly, art and musics aren’t known as core classes or classes of importance causing those subjects to the abolishment in schools. Schools also will believe art and music are unnecessary and would think cutting those classes would benefit the school, which mostly doesn’t and has kids who don’t excel in subjects like English or math to have no
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