With barely any musical experience, Cathy Loughead signed up for an all-female rock band. Now she’s painting her nails, shopping for outfits and ‘thrashing it out’ on stage.

Creative Careers: Early Failure Can Lead To Success

Failing early in our careers can make us question whether we are on the right path. We may look at people who have succeeded from the outset and wonder why it doesn’t come so easily to us. Classical violinist Nigel Kennedy, actor Natalie Portman and painter Pablo Picasso are examples of young geniuses who were …

Rosario Dawson Storyline Online

Acclaimed actor, activist, and philanthropist Rosario Dawson is the newest reader for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s children’s literacy program Storyline Online. Dawson reads her personal favorite Julius, the Baby of the World, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes. An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, Julius, the Baby of the World tells the tale of Lilly, …

Using design thinking and no more equipment than a smartphone, students can begin to explore their world through film. edutopia.org

Parents are a potent force in the creative development of children. psychologytoday.com