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If we are to truly transform education, imagining new possibilities and realities, then we need to embrace different models of education, structuring our systems accordingly. What do these new models need to be like? What are the factors that will enable new possibilities to emerge?
There's no escaping learning here. That's one Quest student's response on the National Survey of Student Engagement. Find out why.
Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
Robinson presents definition(s) of achievement; necessity of tapping into childrens' beings in fuller ways, lighting the sparks of curiosity--> "curiosity as the engine of achievement"; teaching as a creative profession requiring igniting the power of curiosity and the imagination; "one of the roles of education is to awaken and develop the power of creativity..."
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This post expands on how complex systems work and more importantly looks at how stakeholder engagement can reduce the unintended consequences that plague many of our most well intended decisions.
Adobe provides great support for leveraging World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 - 21 in their State of Create 2012 Research Study. Their presentation has great slides you can share with o...
Speaker: John Maeda
Today was a truly inspiring day as a member of the audience at TEDxWestVancouverED! Craig Cantlie, West Vancouver Vice Principal and teacher and TEDx organizer, was the master of ceremonies at thi...
What sort of spaces come to mind when you think of a typical school? I think of things like the classroom (often labeled by grade level, content area, or the teacher's name), the gymnasium, the ca...
Practical lessons from 35 years of writing poetry to help individuals and teams deliver more innovative products processes and services.
Creating a space for young makers and educators
Investigating opportunities for enhancing creative thinking...
Conscientiousness is inefficient and subject to dullness without creativity, and creativity does its best work when it functions intuitively.