Tag Archives: Children

7 Keys Aspects of Early Literacy Development: Advice for Parents of Young Children

In a recent podcast with my new company Drawn To Discover, we examined a conversation between our co-founders, Wendy Halperin and Brian Goodman, and Dr. Karin James, neuroscientist at Indiana University-Bloomington. Dr. James, director of The Cognition and Action Neuroimaging … Continue reading

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Fostering Independence: A Reflection on the Efficacy of Creativity

With the American celebration of Independence Day last week, my thoughts have turned to what it truly means to be independent and how we foster that in our children. Often times when examining a concept, I like to start with … Continue reading

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What is Creativity? A New Podcast

I used to say that I didn’t have a creative bone in my body. I viewed creativity within a very narrow scope – I had placed it in a box as if I knew what it was (or at least … Continue reading

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Creatively Kicking Zombie Tail: Using Visual Literacy to Foster Mindfulness & Combat Our Mind-Numbing Culture

School is out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean children need to become zombies. Popular culture has been fascinated with zombies for well over a decade now. Sure, zombies have always been a staple of the horror genre, but … Continue reading

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