It’s a fair question. I’ve heard similar questions to this at teaching conferences, in discussions and versions of it on social media.
I’ve even thought it myself.
“This creative work takes a lot of time. Does it really give a return on all of that investment?
There’s plenty of evidence that points to YES … and it’s a skill that kids will need for the world they’ll face in the future.
I created this video to make my case for creative work in the classroom. I hope you love it!
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Matt is scheduled to present at the following upcoming events:
|Date||Event / Event Details||City / More Info|
|Show-Me Curriculum Administrators Association SMCAA||Osage Beach, Missouri|
|Sedalia School District||Sedalia, MO|
|Goshen Local Schools||Goshen, OH|
|Venue:||Christo's Banquet Center |
830 Lincoln Hwy E
Plymouth, IN 46563