What is holding original thinking back from taking hold in our schools and homes? We have educational cultures in place that hold individuals into a “well-rounded” model. Education is hampered by high-stakes testing that limits the time and individual considerations students need. Our societies place more value on college-preparation than identifying student Original Thinking Areas and allowing them to invest their time to best serve them.
In one student’s voice, “I would have felt stupid if I did not take their classes.”