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Sir Ken Robinson: Fostering Creativity in Education is Not an Option

http://youtu.be/ywIhJ2goiGE Esteemed education advocate Sir Ken Robinson explains in this short video why creativity is crucial in education, and why it will
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How to Fuel the Innovation Engine in Learning

How to Fuel the Innovation Engine in Learning | 21st century education | Scoop.it

Can creativity be taught? If innovation is truly the key to this country’s success, then it’s time to think strategically about engendering creativity into our education system.

That’s part of Tina Seelig’s thesis in her new book Ingenius: A Crash Course on Creativity. Case in point: In schools, when we give students math problems to solve, we ask simply, “What’s the sum of 10+10?” to which there is only one right answer. But Seelig says we should turn the question on its head, and ask, “How many ways can you add 10+10?” The question you ask is the frame in which the answers will fall, Seelig says.

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How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World?

How Can Teachers Prepare Kids for a Connected World? | 21st century education | Scoop.it
Educators are always striving to find ways to make curriculum relevant in students’ everyday lives. More and more teachers are using social media around les
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Interesting article about making learning relevent, playful and connected.  Mindshift.

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Can Creativity Be Taught? - Forbes

Can Creativity Be Taught? - Forbes | 21st century education | Scoop.it

First, traditional teaching methodologies like reading, lecturing, testing, and memorization are worse than useless. They are actually the counter-productive way in which boxes get built. Most education focuses on providing answers in a linear step by step way. Mobley realized that asking radically different questions in a non-linear way is the key to creativity.


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