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5 reasons why it is more important than ever to teach creativity

09/02/2020

Topics: Creativity

On the laundry list of skills and content areas teachers have to cover, creativity doesn’t traditionally get top billing. It’s usually lumped together with other soft skills like communication and collaboration…

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Video poems add digital literacy to creativity and expression

01/16/2020

Topics: Creativity, ISTE Standards for Students, STEM & STEAM

As an artist, Tim Needles has always written poetry. So, as an art teacher, it was a natural for him to merge words with visual arts in his classes. One result is video poetry.

But what Needles has…

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4 strategies for boosting creativity

4 strategies for boosting creativity

08/05/2020

Topics: Creativity

Creativity is more important than ever in the innovation age, where it’s not so much what we know but how we use what we know.

At San Lorenzo Unified School District in California, our 12-hour teacher tech academies are centered on the 4 C’s: collaboration, communication, creativity…

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Unleashing every genius: Creative genius isn't rare  but the conditions that nurture it are

Unleashing every genius: Creative genius isn't rare but the conditions that nurture it are

04/01/2018

Topics: Creativity

Hannah Edge grew tired of heading to the emergency room every time she had an asthma attack. So at age 13, she designed and 3D printed a prototype for a handheld device that can measure lung capacity in real time.

Concerned about the…

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