The concept of "brainstorming" is a little different to me now.
-no need for the quotes
principle behind the "brainstorm" has been and always
"has been and always will
They give "warm-ups" funny names like "activators"
give.." They is referring to high school, correct?
they no longer ask you to put your Popsicle stick on the bulletin board under "hot lunch", "brought lunch", "sandwich".
I don't see how this is fun or educational.
The pages of all of my tattered one subject notebooks have miniscule "brainshowers" all over them – in the margins, above the headers
However, the guiding principle behind the "brainstorm" has been and always be the most intellectually engaging process of learning for me – after all, it is where my intellectual journey begins.
what is the "guiding principle"? why do you find it "intellectually engaging"? what does this sentence mean?
It's a good enough start, but from the looks of it, you don't find this subject too interesting. Your purpose isn't clear and it doesn't really seem like a full thought. I like the first paragraph with exception of the last sentence which kind of confuses me. In the beginning it sounded like you were going to talk about how important it is to brainstorm or how much more complex it is now than it was before. However, the rest of the essay isn't as engaging.