Here are some links that folks have shared from the field
The Torrance Creativity Test has been in the news lately. You can read about it at the Teaching NOW blog written by Anthony Rebora (December 16, 2010). Data from this test shows that the kids’ scores on the commonly used test show that test scores dropped steadily from 1990 to 2008. You can read more by clicking here.
This is a link to an article that Winthrop art teacher Lisa Gilman forwarded. It is called “Is It Just Us or Are Kids Getting Really Stupid?”. Whether you agree with the article or not it is interesting reading.
Bob McIntire from the Maine Department of Education shared this YouTube with me. You might want to share it with your students.