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A bubble-and-squeak dish of elearning, creativity, innovation and design education
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Happy New Year: Pick Up a New Skill

Happy New Year: Pick Up a New Skill | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Whether your dream is to play piano, cook steak sous-vide, or finally learn to speak French, the lesson from all this new research is clear: there is no better time than now to take on something new.
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I've long held the view (possibly more in hope than belief) that one never stops learning - indeed, that increasing age per se is no barrier to the perfection of skill or the attainment of highly creative output. It seems that old dogs like me can really learn new tricks.

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Teach Less, Integrate More by Paul Backett - Core77

Teach Less, Integrate More by Paul Backett - Core77 | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it

So what should design schools teach? Or, more important, what should design students make sure they learn? Trends in the design field shift and evolve with incredible speed, and while schools have an obligation to stay current, they do their students a disservice when they completely overhaul their program to reflect the current vogue. The best prepared students still have a few basic skills, but use them with familiarity and fluency:

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Old Age and Creativity in Art and Science - Huffington Post

Old Age and Creativity in Art and Science - Huffington Post | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Old Age and Creativity in Art and ScienceHuffington PostOne of the most widespread and persistent myths about creativity is that it is the domain of the young.
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There's hope for an old 'un like me yet. Mind you, I peaked intellectually at age 9...

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