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"The kids have no imagination!"

"The kids have no imagination!" | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"The power of the spoken word hasn’t disappeared and it never will. But with the enormous forces applied by hardware, software, advertising and media corporations – to consume, consume and consume some more – kids brains are being rewired. What to? pretty simple – to consume media. Lately becoming a synonym to advertising."


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malek's curator insight, December 11, 2013 8:47 AM

Everyday we get more depenadant on technology and gradually lose human touch. Storytelling through tech keeps the whole operation in check.

henk eisema's curator insight, December 11, 2013 5:26 PM

well put!

Ali Anani's curator insight, December 14, 2013 12:24 AM

The disappearance of imagination

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Do This In Order To Fire Up Your Imagination

Do This In Order To Fire Up Your Imagination | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"Are you frustrated because you’re stuck in seeing things the same way all of the time?

You want to let fresh air in and shake up your perceptions but you don’t know how.

What if I told you that you could do one thing that will get you opening up like a flower in full bloom? That will stoke your imagination?

And that’s fun to do?"

 

Here are 5 Tips To Help You Shake Up How You See Things

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16 Ways to Jump-Start your Organization’s Creativity

16 Ways to Jump-Start your Organization’s Creativity | Serious Play | Scoop.it
16 different ways to spark more creative and innovative thinking in your organization.
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Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don't | Moments of Genius | Big Think

Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don't | Moments of Genius | Big Think | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Again, it’s often beneficial to approach life with an adult mindset – you probably don’t want to get too creative with your taxes – but when it comes to using your imagination, thinking of oneself as a child facilitates more original thinking.

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The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, Animated

The Importance of Frustration in the Creative Process, Animated | Serious Play | Scoop.it
“Before we can find the answer — before we can even know the question — we must be immersed in disappointment.” Last week, Jonah Lehrer took us inside “the seething cauldron of ideas” with Imagine: How Creativity Works, his long-awaited (by me, at...
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Using the Habitude of Imagination as a Springboard for Writing | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer

Using the Habitude of Imagination as a Springboard for Writing | Angela Maiers, Speaker, Educator, Writer | Serious Play | Scoop.it
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The idea of imagination, brainstorming different imaginary experiences and writing them down... can you imagine?

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Worldplay: One Cure for Imagination Deficit Disorder

Worldplay: One Cure for Imagination Deficit Disorder | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Too many organized activities, too much passive entertainment available on television, at the computer, or on the web, have made our children into consumers, rather than creators, of play. Unless we give our children time for inventive play now, we may injure their capacity for imaginative, creative response to adult challenges in the future. Now there’s something to worry about.

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The 8 Types Of Imagination

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The 8 Types Of Imagination

It has been said that imagination is more important than knowledge, and for any experienced classroom teacher it is easy to see daily evidence of this.
In the June issue of Edudemic Magazine for iPad, we’re going to take a look at the role of imagination (and curiosity) in the learning process, and strategies for leveraging each. In doing research, I happened across an article published over at the international news blog IntoEastAfrica on the different types of imagination, and it occurred to me that though I often think of intelligence and understanding as fluid and diverse, I hadn’t thought of imagination that way.

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Warm Showers, Friction, And Failure: Jonah Lehrer On The Keys To Creativity

Warm Showers, Friction, And Failure: Jonah Lehrer On The Keys To Creativity | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Jonah Lehrer, author of the new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works, talks about cities, conceptual blending, and failure (but not brainstorming) as drivers of creativity.

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