Perfectionism Can Suppress Creativity

Much in the same way the Stanford Design School (affectionately known as the “d.school”) founder and his brother have shown that creativity is oftentimes suppressed by a fear of failure Stanford d.school founder on creative confidence; you may also see this perfectionism stalling your child’s efforts with homework.

 If you’re the parent to whom you would describe as a very capable child, but your child is exhibiting a lack of desire to begin homework, takes too long to complete a “simple” task, or shows anxiety before tests, these could be indicators of perfectionism and/or fear of failure. Check out the article and see how these educators lead their students to a place where they are comfortable sharing their ideas.