Creative Kids Make Intelligent Adults

Written by Alberta Johnson

Creative Kids Make Intelligent Adults: A Must inrepparttar Business World by Alberta S. Johnson


Over and over, research shows that kids who receive art lessons while they are young become more imaginative and creative adults. As you may know, creativity is an essential part of intelligence, and is often used as a gauge for measuring IQ.

With increasing demands being placed upon schools, teachers, and youth groups to educate our kids inrepparttar 109457 three R's, education inrepparttar 109458 arts has begun to suffer in many areas ofrepparttar 109459 country in favor ofrepparttar 109460 "more important" or "more practical" subjects.

What people need to understand is that art education in schools IS important, and in fact essential to form well-rounded adults. Inrepparttar 109461 business world, for example, people who are creative are much more likely to find success.  Creativity allows for innovation, a vital characteristic in today's business executive. To stay ahead ofrepparttar 109462 game, for example, a business must be able to initiate and adapt to change.  Both of these things are impossible without creativity, which is best learned at an early age.

Any successful business starts with an idea, and a good idea is innovative, different, and creative.  It speaks to a certain audience and makes people stand up and take notice.  If you lackrepparttar 109463 creativity to come up with such an idea, you're not likely to do very well.

Why do language training programs fail?

Written by Gordon Graham

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Try and find out as much as you can about whatrepparttar 109475 company does, whatrepparttar 109476 class members actually do atrepparttar 109477 company, andrepparttar 109478 English skills they need to dorepparttar 109479 job effectively.

Find out who maderepparttar 109480 decision to learn English and for what purpose. On many occassionsrepparttar 109481 decision comes not fromrepparttar 109482 students but management. Sometimes training is viewed as a perk, or as some solution torepparttar 109483 company's inability to compete in its market. Situations like these can create motivational problems withrepparttar 109484 group—somethingrepparttar 109485 trainer has to deal with.

A trainer cannot change a company's culture, however, he can create a positive classroom environment. We suggest that you try and achieverepparttar 109486 following to keeprepparttar 109487 students motivated in your classes: Strive to makerepparttar 109488 energy in your classes high with clear transitions from each stage ofrepparttar 109489 lesson.

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