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Complexity, chaos, and ambiguity are aspects of leadership and learning. Without those we cannot innovate and create.
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.

Via Susan Taylor
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This is the 3rd or 4th scoop in the last few days on this topic. I think it is important enough to keep grabbing new articles.

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Susan Taylor's curator insight, June 6, 2014 10:29 AM

Is handwriting a relic of the past? 


It is now only in kindergarten and 1st grade that legible writing is taught to children.  After that "the emphasis quickly shifts to proficiency on the keyboard".



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The High Cost of Multitasking | infographic

The High Cost of Multitasking | infographic | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Multitasking is a fact of our modern, connected life. However, research shows it makes us less effective, increases mistakes and stress, and costs the

Via craig daniels
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Multi-tasking takes away from creativity and effectiveness. In a classroom, it takes away from learning. The problem is we have adults in schools who are serial multi-taskers and who influence children with that behaviour. Now, some of it is a product of the work we do, but some of it is denial.

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craig daniels's curator insight, January 23, 2014 1:17 PM

After dozens of well respected studies showing that mulitasking leads to getting less quality work down people still swear they are the exception to the rule. Go figure...

PracSimplicityGroup's curator insight, January 23, 2014 3:54 PM

Funny how the downsides now seem obvious!

Sabrina Li's curator insight, November 4, 2014 12:47 AM

A really nice infographic talking about multitasking in the workplace. It summarizes data including task-switching, multitasking effects on errors/speed, etc. while also boasting some affordances of using video web conferencing.