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7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

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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 view the same things as the rest of us, yet see something different?


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Don't let your creative juices run dry! We are all students of life!

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Deborah Welsh's curator insight, June 2, 9:29 PM

We often don't see the creativity in ourselves or in others. Creativity can be learned. Having a growth mindset is a good beginning.

Thanks Allan!

Ness Crouch's curator insight, June 6, 8:25 PM

Creativity is something that can be nourished but can it be learned? I'm not able to decide on that yet.

Josie Gibson's curator insight, June 8, 6:24 PM

Some excellent reminders - 'All experiences are neutral...you don't see things are THEY are, you see them as YOU are'.

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Best of 2013: 7 Ways Imagination Ruled the World | Best Of on GOOD

Best of 2013: 7 Ways Imagination Ruled the World  | Best Of on GOOD | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it

This year, conversations about creativity and innovation have been happening all over the world. And while there's still a long way to go, we're excited to see just how many schools and communities are embracing the importance of letting a child’s imagination run wild.

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Imagination leads to creativity and what better imagination than that of a child!

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30 best Creative, Design & Marketing Quotes

30 Creative, Design & Marketing Wisdom, Quotes and Sayings. All photos (c): www.pimgeerts.nl Featuring quotes from Seth Godin, Albert Einstein, Jim Stengel,
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Great quotes and Great pictures make great Visual Designt..Simple and to the Point...

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5 Great Companies That Make Money & Do Good

5 Great Companies That Make Money & Do Good | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
Need a little inspiration? Check the creative spark behind these socially conscious business models.

 

A new generation of consumers, influencers, and entrepreneurs has come of age--and its outlook on doing business is revolutionary. Millions of children born between 1980 and 2000, commonly known as Generation Y, have matured into adulthood with a unique worldview that is firmly entrenched in the beliefs that anything is possible and anyone can make a difference.

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Inspiration and motivation to harness the power of business to make a difference in the world sizzles!

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12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People

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Kim Phillips shares the 12 Most Striking Tendencies of Creative People.


Ever wonder what makes those wacky, creative types tick? How is it that some people seem to come up with all kinds of interesting, original work while the rest of us trudge along in our daily routines?


Creative people are different because they operate a little differently.



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The soul of creativity is...imagination!

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Nancy Jones's curator insight, February 1, 8:21 AM

This article seems spot on to me!

K'Ailene M. McGlothen's curator insight, February 3, 11:13 AM

Interesting article celebrating the unique traits of creative people.

Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, February 4, 8:33 AM

good list!

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Sparking Creativity [Infographic]

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It's a rough time for Time Magazine. Take the cover article in this month's Town and Country Magazine: 'Empire of Excess. The Insane Egos and Extreme Expense

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Lee Hall's curator insight, June 28, 2013 12:16 PM

We do need to encourage creativity in our students. They learn so much more when they handle the content to do something with it.

Michael Howden's curator insight, July 3, 2013 11:56 PM

What's stoppping you from adding creativity to your slide pack?  Is it time? motivation? skill? knowledge? Let's us know.....we'd been keen to support you at CPDlive :-)

 

Ken Morrison's comment, July 12, 2013 10:29 AM
HI Jim, Thanks for following my topic. I hope that it is helpful for you . You have a great site started here.
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How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space

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How to Make Your Classroom a Thinking Space

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Thinking Through Project-Based Learning: Guiding Deeper Inquiry by Jane Krauss and Suzie Boss. It was published this month by Corwin.

Take a moment an (Classrooms as learning adventure spaces.

 

Take a moment and imagine a creative work environment. Don't worry about the kind of work going on. Just focus on the space. Close your eyes and picture it. What is that space like? What does it sound like? How are people interacting? Is there movement? Is there evidence of work in progress? Is it tidy, or busy-messy? Can you imagine working there?

 

Now, go to the article and see if your mental picture anything like either of the workspaces shown in the photos.


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Schools emphasizing project-based learning (PBL) offer designed workspaces specifically to foster creativity and innovation, allow for productive collaboration, and showcase student work in curated exhibits.

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Pati Olton's curator insight, November 11, 2013 6:47 AM

Our learning commons wants to support critical and project based learning.

Becca Wagman's curator insight, March 13, 8:49 PM

Classroom Climate: This article fits in well with Project Based Learning. I liked how it went through and made the reader imagine their idea of a classroom. It is important to know the kind of classroom you want, while also making sure that idea can involve project based learning. (SPACE)

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The Truth About Social Media - Forbes

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The “how to use social media to sell millions of your books” post is a staple amongst self-publishing bloggers. Mostly they are laundry lists of Things You Should Be Doing, as if all anyone needs is a checklist of things to tick off.

 

 

But here’s the rub: Social media doesn’t work like that, and neither does book marketing. It’s not about how many tasks you can tick off your to do list but about nurturing your following and making sure they feel valued. It’s about finding a place for yourself online where you’re comfortable enough to want to stay and interact with people. It’s about creating community, relationships and loyalty.

 

So here’s a more realistic guide to social media, based on my own 11 years of blogging and nine years of working as a social media consultant.

 

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"Social media can be a powerful tool to help spread the word about your work and deepen your relationship with your readers, but how does it really work?"

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Rosemary J. Adkins's curator insight, February 10, 2013 1:06 PM

Social media facts you need to know