Category Archives: Education

World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 in Schools

Creative teaching gives students ‘hero moments’

A new teaching method is allowing each student a chance to shine.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.abc.net.au

Moving away from reading and writing to doing. Check it out. Perhaps an experiment to launch during or pitch during WCIW April 15-21?

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Schooling with #Creativity

As a matter of fact, the Indian education system overvalues memorisation over innovation and originality is its biggest limitation. Memorising material simply may help students score good marks in exams, but it can’t teach them the skills they require to confront real world challenges.

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A case for using creativity thinking in schools.

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The creativity crisis – discover how structured learning is impacting on children – The Spoke – Early Childhood Australia’s Blog

Teachers have discovered that structured learning may actually be dampening our children’s natural creativity. With students expected to follow strict structures and boundaries, rather than follow more open, unstructured and creative learning methods that are required in the real world.

Source: thespoke.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au

Five-Minute Film Festival: Genius Hour

Imagine if you were allowed to use a whole workday every week to explore any project you wanted. With no restrictions on your time or what you could do, think of the ideas you could come up with and the things you could learn about!

Source: www.edutopia.org

Genius hour. Brilliant! What a great practice to start during World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 to 21!

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Understanding the secret to sustaining creativity in Saudi Arabia

Source: www.kaust.edu.sa

A story about the message of creativity one speaker from the US is delivering to students in Saudi Arabia.  I’m wondering about potential cultural differences between the speaker and the students.  Your opinion?