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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
In school, we learn about geniuses and their ideas, but how did they get those ideas? What are the mental processes, attitudes, work habits, behaviors, and beliefs that enable creative geniuses to vi
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Fuel Creativity in the Classroom with Divergent Thinking

Fuel Creativity in the Classroom with Divergent Thinking | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Recently, I showed a group of students in my high school art class a film called Ma Vie En Rose (My Life in Pink), about a seven-year-old boy named Ludovic who identifies as female. Ludovic has an ac
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Promoting a Culture of Learning

Promoting a Culture of Learning | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Learning is a culture.

It starts as a culture with the students as human beings needing to understand their environment. And it ends as a culture with students taking what we give them and using it
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How To Promote Creativity In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Promote Creativity In The Classroom - Edudemic | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
A new study from Adobe has closely examined what it takes to effectively promote creativity in the classroom. Here's the breakdown and useful bits.
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Technology in the classroom enhances creativity, learning - VOXXI

Technology in the classroom enhances creativity, learning - VOXXI | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
When a student sends a tweet, that’s actually helping them learn, a new study about technology in the classroom says. How so?
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Touchable Earth

Touchable Earth | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
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An amazing endevour that attempts to connect children with other children to learn about our world. The twist is that the CHILDREN are the teachers. Connection to iEARN website. I need to investigate these more deeply as a possible program to invest our efforts in next year.

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On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes

On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
Scientists have come a long way in understanding how the brain generates creative ideas. Their work can inform classroom structures if educators want to inspire more creativity in students.
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Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity?

Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity? | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
How do we promote creativity in schools? This is one of the prevailing concerns of many progressive education reformers. From a long-term fiscal perspective, creativity can lead to innovation, and for the U.S. to have a competitive edge in the global economy, minds capable of identifying problems and imagining new possibilities are a necessity. But given the constructs of public schools, can creativity truly be valued?
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21st Century Skills Technology Resources at cooltoolsforschool.wikispaces.com

21st Century Skills Technology Resources at cooltoolsforschool.wikispaces.com | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
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Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process

Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein

We do not need to teac
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iEARN

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iEARN | Learning with the world, not just about it...

iEARN | Learning with the world, not just about it... | 21st Century Learning | Scoop.it
iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the world's largest non-profit global network that enables teachers and youth to use the Internet and other technologies to collaborate on projects that enhance learning and make a difference...
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Discovered via the "Touchable Earth" project. Lots of potential for K-2 collaboration here.

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