“Curiosity killed the cat”. I can’t count how many times I heard that proverb as a child. It was either as a reprimand for trying to stick my nose in other peoples business or for asking questions that were considered well beyond my years. I can tell you though, that I heard it sufficiently to conclude that “it does not pay to be curious”. Taunts like “amebo” or “poky poky” further drove home that message. However the “last nail in the coffin” was when in a room full of 10/11-year-old, my science teacher who I guess must have been frustrated with … Continue reading Did Curiosity Really Kill The Cat?
“Creativity is an area in which younger people have a tremendous advantage, since they have an endearing habit of always questioning past wisdom and authority.” Bill Hewlett It’s our Creativity and Innovation Month and we are super excited to share some of very inspiring stories with you of children and youths who are using their talents and skills to make an impact. RAVE has also decided to dedicate this month to celebrating Young Creators & Innovators. Thanks to social media, a host of youngsters have contributed to providing a palliative for depression and some other mental health issues through … Continue reading Inspiring Creativity & Innovation In Our Children
We live in a fast-paced world and the ability to think creatively and innovate are key qualities for success. Nurturing our children’s curiosity by exposing them early to new experiences has proven to be a great stimulant for creativity. Our RAVE of the month is Creativity & Innovation and we would be sharing tips on encouraging our children to think outside the box and contemplating the phrase “curiosity killed the cat” and it’s relevance to innovation in this age. We would also delve into copyright & plagiarism issues as it affects creative works & intellectual property. Do you know any … Continue reading Creativity & Innovation