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Teaching From the Bottom Up

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It's not unusual to hear a professor say, "My students are just not critical thinkers." To this I would reply, "So what are you doing to make them critical thinkers? What are you doing to develop that skill?

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All learning is a ground up and recurring process. What is interesting is this is another person who is not in a classroom passing judgement on what is done in a classroom. Maybe he should spend time with today's students.

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Elaine J Roberts, Ph.D.'s curator insight, January 26, 2014 1:44 PM

Professional improvement/development is for ALL educators. If we want students to be engaged, problem solvers, and critical thinkers, we need to be engaging and challenge them to be problem solvers and critical thinkers.

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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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Why It's Time To Put Students In The Driver's Seat

Why It's Time To Put Students In The Driver's Seat | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Think about how you or the people you work with approach the creation of a blended learning lesson plan. The first steps of coming up with and flushing out your initial idea. Then, scouring the web to find safe, factually accurate sites that are not blocked by your school filters and checking the fine print …

 

This method of teaching does require a certain amount of bravery. There is a very real chance that when a student asks you a question (How do I add media? How do I change the font? How do I import pictures? etc. etc.) you will have to say the dreaded “I don’t know”. But the neat thing is, your students are ok with this. You’re all learning as you go. More often than not another child in the class will be using the same site or will have at least used it before. If a classmate knows the answer, they can step into the role of teacher – from which much confidence is gained and leadership skills are learned.


Even the most reserved kid really enjoys teaching their teacher a trick or two. If no one knows the answer, they can collaborate to find the solution; an activity that provides important life skills with many real-world applications. All while leaving the initiative, process development and ownership of the learning itself right where it belongs, in the hands of the learners.


Gust MEES: I started with it in 2002 already and was a pioneer in my country, BUT I got BEST results! Make sure to work TOGETHER as a TEAM with the students, learners, create ALSO some groups where the BEST work together with the weakest. YOU will love it later and YOU will miss it as it gives YOU a direct feedback of WHAT THEY learned and YOU adjust on demand and necessity... WHEN the BEST feel boring, give THEM a special task to motivate THEM ;) ===> Adjust <===.


Concerning the questions from the students, please check my advice here:


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/practice-better-ways-to-say-i-dont-know-in-the-classroom/


http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/work-sheet-teachers-best-practiceshowto/



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I am not sure what is being suggested is putting students in charge. It is more about a complicated conversation between teachers and students about the subject matter. There is an in-between space where teachers and students meet.

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@Ivon Prefontaine, PhD I will take it is a priority to create THAT blog, stay tuned, please ;)
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I am not sure what is being suggested is putting students in charge. It is more about a complicated conversation between teachers and students about the subject matter. There is an in-between space where teachers and students meet.

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Adaptive or Transactional Leadership in Current Higher Education: A Brief Comparison | Khan | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Adaptive or Transactional Leadership in Current Higher Education: A Brief Comparison

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The conclusion makes sense. No organization, including schools, can use one form of leadership to move forward. The complexity is such that leading well is adapting and moving between styles depending on context. It is like good teaching.
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Anne Lamott: A Cure for Perfectionism – Better Humans

Anne Lamott: A Cure for Perfectionism – Better Humans | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions in Writing and Life is often thrown at new writers (for good reason), and it was of great help to me when I was first learning to write. The perfectionist…
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Change the word writer to teacher and the same things apply: wanting to be perfect, having fantasies over ideal teaching scenarios which do not happen, you will come up short, etc.

Anne Lamott has a way of writing to remind us life is complicated and can be fun if you let it be. Teaching is as much about learning as it is about teaching.
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10 Key Differences Between a Boss and a Leader: Which Are You? | AllBusiness.com

10 Key Differences Between a Boss and a Leader: Which Are You? | AllBusiness.com | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Post sponsored by Alvernia University. How can managers today better engage and motivate their employees? The answer is by striving to be more than just a boss and instead becoming a true leader.

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If I change the word leader to teacher, similar traits remain in place.
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Reimagining 21st Century Learning - DML Central 

Reimagining 21st Century Learning - DML Central  | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Reimagining Leonardo da Vinci for the 21st century is how people will be able to cultivate “a new way of knowing” and learning in the next 80 years of rapid and constant technological advances, according to John Seely Brown, former director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center and the author of “A New Culture of Learning” and “The Social Life of Information.”

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The essential skill is imagining how we teach and live in a hyper-connected world.
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Your Story Is The Most Marketable Trait You Have as a Writer

Your Story Is The Most Marketable Trait You Have as a Writer | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
As Seth Godin mentions in his book All Marketers are Liars, everybody is a marketer these days. If you’ve got something to sell — a product, service, or even an idea — you need to tell people a story…
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I don't agree with the premise we are all marketers. That is not what living is about.

I do agree with the idea we are all storytellers and who we are is essential to narrating our story. From a teaching perspecpectve, this takes us to the currere method. We filter the official curricula we teach through our story. From an ethical standpoint, this makes who we and our character essential to teaching. When  I read Ricoeur, Levinas, Gadamer, etc. there is an ethical essence to how we narrate our personal story.
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“Why is your research important?” – Society

“Why is your research important?” – Society | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

One of the strongest arguments for the importance of basic research is that without it, the scientific discoveries and technological innovations of the last century with the greatest societal impact would have been impossible. Without basic research, it is unlikely that we would have cell phones, computers, or the internet. We wouldn’t have advances in green energy, or even an understanding of why developing green energy sources might be important for our future. And we wouldn’t have new cancer treatments, HIV drug development, or the emerging promise of personalized medicine and genome editing. For all of these incredible advances, tracing back to the scientific discoveries making them possible inevitably reveals important but obscure research done by scientists not interested in creating the next Earth-shattering technological innovation, but instead just trying to use science to understand why and how things work the way they do.


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Good research is essential to improve teaching and learning. The key here is we stand on the shoulders of those who come before. We question what is taken-for-granted. It is not just quantitative research, but mixed methods and qualitative that add to the science. John Dewey used the etymology of empiricism, which means "a rule fo thumb." That is where we begin. Classroom teachers can add to the research if given opportunities and time.
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Science teachers and social studies teachers alike need to be able to answer questions similar to this question. By using history to support scientific discoveries as accidents is not enough to drive home the idea that exploring to understand how and why things work out of curiosity can lead to future benefits that may save mankind. This is a powerful statement: "Basic research is generally done to further scientific knowledge without obvious or immediate societal benefits. If, like me, you do basic research, the question about why your research is important for society is difficult to answer." It can begin with this article.

The mindset against basic science is similar to the argument for turning education into a commodity, something to make a profit or to "get rich" with. Learning more about something serves humanity regardless of whether the understanding leads to immediate profit, immediate benefits, or leads to the solution to some future, unexpected problem. 
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Leaders who listen create space for great ideas to emerge

For many years, I worked with a highly effective (and very respected) leader named Jack, who at the time was a senior executive at a large insurance company. After working together on a few corporate projects, Jack asked me to lead a three-day strategic planning session for his team. About two hours into the first day of our meeting, I noticed something unusual: Jack had contributed very little to the discussion. Aside from opening remarks and the occasional clarifying statement, Jack sat leaning back in his chair, quietly observing.
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School staff meetings are a performance for administrators. They do little to add to open dialogue.
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Physically abused kids learn to fail at social rules for success

Physically abused kids learn to fail at social rules for success | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
“Physically abused kids fail to adjust flexibly to new behavioral rules in contexts outside their families,” says coauthor Seth Pollak, a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Youth who have endured hitting, choking and other bodily assaults by their parents view the world as a place where hugs and other gratifying responses to good behavior occur inconsistently, if at all. So these youngsters stick to what they learned early in life from volatile parents — rewards are rare and unpredictable, but punishment is always imminent. Kids armed with this expectation of futility end up fighting peers on the playground and antagonizing teachers, Pollak says.


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How do we help students? One teacher told me she invites them to teach her about their trauma as they become comfortable in doing so.
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Why we should all have a basic income – World Economic Forum – Medium

Why we should all have a basic income – World Economic Forum – Medium | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Consider for a moment that from this day forward, on the first day of every month, around $1,000 is deposited into your bank account — because you are a citizen. This income is independent of every…
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This is an idea that is well worth considering. I am unconvinced that basic income will lead to equal opportunity. The 1% and their political minions will see to that. What a basic income can possibly do is give people an opportunity to return to school, change careers, and improve their lot in life.

The first paragraph of the section called "A Promise of Equal Oppotunity" is enlightening. It outlines progress to date in expected places i.e. Finland and unexpected places i.e. Alaska.
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'Being Yourself' Is The Key To Successful Leadership -- Why Is It So Hard?

'Being Yourself' Is The Key To Successful Leadership -- Why Is It So Hard? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Behavioral integrity is effective, because it improves your communication. And you can develop it.

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Who we are and our character are essential to leading and teaching. I understand those two as having many intertwined characteristics. Parker Palmer writes about integrity and its essential nature in teaching and leading.
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By Hannes Leroy. Some tips for staying yourself.

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How Do You See the Future?

How Do You See the Future? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Tomorrow will be nothing like today. It may look and feel a lot like today – you’ll get up, have breakfast, exercise, go off to work, etc. But

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Hermeneutic phenomenology is one path to explore what we experience, lifting it up from the taken-for-granted. Despite this, more remains the same than changes, far more.

Currere is another method of exploring how we can imagine the future. We explore lived-experiences and imagine a future that is informed by our past. Through analysis and synthesis, perhaps we can understand and experience a healthy present.
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Break Out of that Writing Rut: Tell, Don't Show, and Write More of What You Love! via PHILOSBOOKS

Break Out of that Writing Rut: Tell, Don't Show, and Write More of What You Love!  via PHILOSBOOKS | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

Writing is hard work. You are faced with a blank sheet of paper. Don't let this stop you.


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I try writing daily. It is a stream of consciousness process. I don't edit until later. I was surprised how challenging writing like this is, but have found it benefits my writing.
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love writing what you love

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Writing is love

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This is a post from my website that I wanted to share with other authors who feel they are in a rut. This happens to all of us from time to time, but doesn't have to be a reason to be intimidated and stop writing.

 

There are a couple of books which helped me jump start my creative thought processes and begin writing again. The added benefit? I was also able to nearly double my written words when I did sit down to write.

 

I've summed up the process in 11 simple steps at the end.

 

***This review was written by Penelope Silvers for her curated content on "Writing Rightly"***

 

Link to the original article: http://philosbooks.com/set-goal-writing-finish-booktg/

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Podcast - Michael Fullan part 1 – New Pedagogies for Deep Learning

Podcast - Michael Fullan part 1 – New Pedagogies for Deep Learning | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
NPDLConnect Podcast series Michael Fullan is a worldwide authority on educational reform. Michael “walks the talk” by leading our NPDL Partnership – a global endeavor to shift pedagogy and deepen learning  in over 1000 schools in 7 countries. A former Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, Michael …

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I agree with the point about overlooking teachers as a source of theoretical understanding about their own pedagogy. Fullan might feel he encourages policy makers and local school districts to use teachers as leaders. It isn't happening.

I am concerned about the use of catch phrases i.e. deep pedagogy and deep learning in this case. What do they mean in the day-to-day practice of teaching and learning?
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Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines & Resources

Modern Professional Learning: Guidelines & Resources | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

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Many of the points are being resonsible for one's own learning. This is a challenge in teaching. I discovered the more I did that the less school managers wanted me to. I persisted.
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Learn something new every day. Manage your own self-development. Those two are powerful ways anyone can ensure they continue to learn, develop, and become the kind of person, employee or employer, and colleague they want to be.

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Why Supportive Relationships Matter More in the Digital Age

Why Supportive Relationships Matter More in the Digital Age | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Humor me for a minute and pause to think about a time in your past where you felt really engaged in your work; where time flew by and you looked forward to the day. If you don’t have such a memory…
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This may be why good teachers and their teaching never go out of style.
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Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often

Ten Things Every Educator Should Say More Often | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
In a previous post, I shared eight things a successful educator should never say . Admittedly, that is a negative way to think about th
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The two little words "thank you" are essential, as are good morning and a genuine asking of "how are you?"

Listening is essential as well. How do I listen? Do I lean in? Do I want to here the other's story?
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Umberto Eco: The Productivity Patterns of a Polymath

Umberto Eco: The Productivity Patterns of a Polymath | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
“No, it doesn’t happen.” he replied. Pausing for a moment, he added, “Oh, well, yes, there was a period of two days when I had my surgery.” Umberto Eco was a modern polymath. He was fluent five…
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The line that stood out for me was "our lives are full of interstices." We can go down many paths. I think we have become locked into being specialists in ways that do not serve us as individual people and a collective well.

Schools do not help the cuase. Dewey argued we put up boundaries between subjects rather than understanding they exist in totality. How do school subjects overlap and inform one another? For me, that is an essential and eloquent question>
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Cutting the Gordian Knot of Technological Unemployment with Unconditional Basic Income

Cutting the Gordian Knot of Technological Unemployment with Unconditional Basic Income | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
The creation and use of ever more sophisticated tools that allow humankind to do increasingly more with increasingly less is extraordinary, but it has a catch. What is it, and how do we resolve it?

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With increasing automation in workplaces i.e. manufacturing and restaurants, basic income is part of a broader answer. Another part of the solution is to teach skills that prepare students for an uncertain future and are grounded in the present i.e. problem solving. This includes considering trans-disciplinary teaching.

One of the teachers I interviewed spoke about this at length. Teachers would teach side-by-side and that has its own benefits.
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We really do need the Unconditional Basic Income for a sustainable and progressive future.

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Groupthink

Groupthink | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
The brainstorming myth.

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When we brainstorm, we often fall into the trap of ending up with everyone agreeing, even if they do not. It is a risk in Socratic circles. Do we end up, as teachers, bringing students back to what we want them to think with our questions? Groupthink can end up limiting creativity and learning.
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Are You Solving the Right Problems?

Are You Solving the Right Problems? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
How good is your company at problem solving? Probably quite good, if your managers are like those at the companies I’ve studied. What they struggle with, it turns out, is not solving problems but figuring out what the problems are. In surveys of 106 C-suite executives who represented 91 private and public-sector companies in 17 countries, I found that a full 85% strongly agreed or agreed that their organizations were bad at problem diagnosis, and 87% strongly agreed or agreed that this flaw carried significant costs. Fewer than one in 10 said they were unaffected by the issue. The pattern is clear: Spurred by a penchant for action, managers tend to switch quickly into solution mode without checking whether they really understand the problem.

It has been 40 years since Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jacob Getzels empirically demonstrated the central role of problem framing in creativity. Thinkers from Albert Einstein to Peter Drucker have emphasized the importance of properly diagnosing your problems. So why do organizations still struggle to get it right

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The example of the "slow elevator" underscores a need to reframe what we think problems are. Putting up a mirror is a different way of understanding the problem, as is staggering lunches to reduce peak demands.

What are different ways to look at how schools operate? Might there be old ways i.e. multi-grade classrooms, community schools, changing times, etc?
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It has been 40 years since Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Jacob Getzels empirically demonstrated the central role of problem framing in creativity. Thinkers from Albert Einstein to Peter Drucker have emphasized the importance of properly diagnosing your problems. So why do organizations still struggle to get it right
Ron McIntyre's curator insight, June 15, 5:40 AM

Interesting question.  Too often I think the answer is NO!

Ian Berry's curator insight, June 19, 6:45 PM
I see three opportunities when solving problems. One is framing as this article suggests The other two are solving the underlying cause and secondly taking the opportunity to innovate. Most problem solving returns the status quo instead of moving to a higher level through innovation
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#HR What's the best-kept secret of leadership?

#HR What's the best-kept secret of leadership? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Can you make the two columns of numbers add up to the same total by swapping just two cards? (Take extra credit if you can solve it without looking up the answer online. Take extra credit if you’re savvy enough to find the answer online.)  

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The three key points are interesting: stop giving feedback unless requested, stop conducting one-on-one meetings, and stop motivating people.

In teaching, teachers are often treated as if they are irresponsible and unable to make choices themselves. The essential piece is to allow teachers to act autonomously and responsibly in seeking feedback. I subscribe to the idea that I want to be a teacher. It is a calling. I don't need someone intervening to motivate me. The challenge was/is most of the feedback was useless and demotivating.
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All 3 suggestions work very well in my observation
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¿Conoces el secreto mejor guardado del verdadero liderazgo?...
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When Inspiration Leaves you, Use These Secrets to Get Back in the Flow

When Inspiration Leaves you, Use These Secrets to Get Back in the Flow | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
What’s the single biggest impediment to creating great business content? Most people will say “writer’s block.” But they’re wrong. Forget the image of the tortured artist throwing pages of wadded up…
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The article is about writing and a writer's block. I always think what would this mean if I inserted other words in place of writing i.e. teaching? The article informs. Take a break, ask questions, visual what you expect to accomplish, etc.
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John Dewey /Mindfulness / Finland / Homework / Bullying and lots more

John Dewey /Mindfulness / Finland / Homework / Bullying and lots more | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Education Readings for creative teachers By Allan Alach I welcome suggested articles, so if you come across a gem, email it t
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Any list of readings with Dewey, Mindfulness in Teaching, Finland, Homework, and Bullying is worthwhile.
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'Being Yourself' Is The Key To Successful Leadership -- Why Is It So Hard?

'Being Yourself' Is The Key To Successful Leadership -- Why Is It So Hard? | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it
Behavioral integrity is effective, because it improves your communication. And you can develop it.

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Who we are is essential to leading.
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Being a leader comes naturally to me but being an effective leader requires more thought.
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People with creative personalities really do see the world differently 

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently  | Leadership, Innovation, and Creativity | Scoop.it

Our new research found that there are certain aspects of a person’s personality that can influence their creativity.

 

Psychologists often measure creativity using divergent thinking tasks. These require you to generate as many uses as possible for mundane objects, such as a brick. People who can see numerous and diverse uses for a brick (say, a coffin for a Barbie doll funeral diorama) are rated as more creative than people who can only think of a few common uses (say, for building a wall).

 

The aspect of our personality that appears to drive our creativity is called openness to experience, or openness. Among the five major personality traits, it is openness that best predicts performance on divergent thinking tasks. Openness also predicts real-world creative achievements, as well as engagement in everyday creative pursuits.

 

As Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire explain in their book Wired to Create, the creativity of open people stems from a “drive for cognitive exploration of one’s inner and outer worlds”.

 

This curiosity to examine things from all angles may lead people high in openness to see more than the average person, or as another research team put it, to discover “complex possibilities laying dormant in so-called ‘familiar’ environments”.

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Creative people do see the world differently. What is essential is that we are all creative. The key is that we value some creativity more than others. Teaching is/was a creative space for me. Do others understand teaching as creative.
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Our new research found that there are certain aspects of a person’s personality that can influence their creativity.

 

Psychologists often measure creativity using divergent thinking tasks. These require you to generate as many uses as possible for mundane objects, such as a brick. People who can see numerous and diverse uses for a brick (say, a coffin for a Barbie doll funeral diorama) are rated as more creative than people who can only think of a few common uses (say, for building a wall).

 

The aspect of our personality that appears to drive our creativity is called openness to experience, or openness. Among the five major personality traits, it is openness that best predicts performance on divergent thinking tasks. Openness also predicts real-world creative achievements, as well as engagement in everyday creative pursuits.

 

As Scott Barry Kaufman and Carolyn Gregoire explain in their book Wired to Create, the creativity of open people stems from a “drive for cognitive exploration of one’s inner and outer worlds”.

 

This curiosity to examine things from all angles may lead people high in openness to see more than the average person, or as another research team put it, to discover “complex possibilities laying dormant in so-called ‘familiar’ environments”.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=Creativity

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/?s=creativity

 

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Everyone interprets the world around us from their perspective.  Science says creative people see the world differently.