The Challenges Of Math And Science Classes

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When I was young, I anticipated, a creative person was the one who could compose rhyming poems and stories, who could draw beautiful pictures, or who could sing and dance effortlessly. I attempted to be creative several times. They were dull and lifeless. I now recognize my creativity is in STEM fields rather than in arts and humanities. I have enjoyed the challenges problems in math and science classes. And thinking to solve a problem in various ways is also being a creative. However, the school has a huge impact on choosing it. In Nepal, schools rarely conveyed us towards the path of creative writing. Most of our English syllabus included short/long questions answers from the chapters. The first creative writing I recall is the one from third grade. We were given the assignment to describe our home. I went little overboard and described that I had the magical tree whose leaves taste like candies and had four peacocks that would dance in the backyard. Residing in boarding school, we were provided with the limited amount of sweets and the limited amount of playtime that to depend on the occasions. Possibly that might be one reason for my strange description while another might be my age where I could write freely without anyone criticizing and commenting about it. Of all the writing, I reminisce this particular one because it is unique. Like Ken Robinson, a speaker of Do school kills creativity? said, “Kids are not frightened of being wrong” (Robinson, 5:42), I guess I…

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