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A mish-mash of items on learning, creativity, innovation and design education
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Opinion: "Humans are clever. They can solve problems. There is hope"

Opinion: "Humans are clever. They can solve problems. There is hope" | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
We are entering a new geological era: the anthropocene, in which human activity is a dominant influence on earth's geology and environment. At Dutch Design Week, a special edition of our Good Design for a Bad World talks series will ask if design can harness this phenomenon to prevent global catastrophe, writes Marcus Fairs.
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How to Use Oral Presentations to Help English Language Learners Succeed | MindShift | KQED News

How to Use Oral Presentations to Help English Language Learners Succeed | MindShift | KQED News | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Speaking in front of an audience in a positive and safe classroom environment can help English Language Learners practice and learn. Veteran educators shar
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Master the Art of Influence — Persuasion as a Skill and Habit | First Round Review

Master the Art of Influence — Persuasion as a Skill and Habit | First Round Review | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
As a product leader at Google and Reddit, Tyler Odean uses persuasion as a tool in his everyday job. Here's what he's learned through experience and research about being influential at work.
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5 Ways Doodling Improves Learning And Creativity - InformED

5 Ways Doodling Improves Learning And Creativity - InformED | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Do you still think doodling is a waste of time? Does it mean someone isn’t paying attention? Well, it’s time to change your mind. Doodling and drawing can actually help you process, retain, and share information. Doodling and Memory According to a 2009 study by professor of Psychology, Jackie Andrade, doodling while listening to information... Read More
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Teach 'problem solving' to produce engineers, schools urged - BBC News

Teach 'problem solving' to produce engineers, schools urged - BBC News | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
A focus on "playful experimentation" will boost learning, says the Royal Academy of Engineering.
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Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning | Co.Design

Move Over Tablets? This Tech Could Be The Future Of Learning | Co.Design | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Fluid dynamics are a lot cooler when you can see them at work with your own eyes.
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Michael DiTullo Design Tutorials

Michael DiTullo Design Tutorials | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Home page of Michael DiTullo, Chief Design Officer at Sound United and designer with 20+ years experience at Nike, Jordan, Converse, and frog design
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Meet the kids who think for themselves - BBC News

Meet the kids who think for themselves - BBC News | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
A new learning technique is driving results up in UK schools.
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The slow professor | University Affairs

The slow professor | University Affairs | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
The authors of a new book challenge what they call the “frantic pace” of contemporary university life.
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Sloyd Education Theory: Making Things With Your Hands Makes You Smarter - Core77

Sloyd Education Theory: Making Things With Your Hands Makes You Smarter  - Core77 | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
I love learning, and I hate school. Sitting in a classroom while a teacher drones on is my idea of torture. It's unnatural and it's boring. But if there's a physical problem to solve—let's say I'm making something in the shop, and it keeps breaking, and I have to find
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Sea Hero Quest | The Project Story

Introducing Sea Hero Quest, a mobile game created to change the future of dementia research. Join us and #gameforgood. Download Now: Apple Store
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Stanford study finds walking improves creativity

Stanford study finds walking improves creativity | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Stanford researchers found that walking boosts creative inspiration. They examined creativity levels of people while they walked versus while they sat. A person's creative output increased by an average of 60 percent when walking.
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Chinese Characters Are Futuristic and the Alphabet Is Old News

Chinese Characters Are Futuristic and the Alphabet Is Old News | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
The QWERTY keyboard was once the envy of the world, but not anymore.
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The positive effects of competition at work

The positive effects of competition at work | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Competition can increase motivation, improve productivity and performance, and provide accountability and validation. Here’s how you can use competition to boost your team’s performance.
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Why 'integration' is key to replace resumes with digital portfolios

Why 'integration' is key to replace resumes with digital portfolios | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Improving the world through disruptive innovation.
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To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated

To think critically, you have to be both analytical and motivated | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
You need more than just critical analysis skills—you need to value using them.
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Why Creativity?

Why Creativity? | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Is creativity important, and specifically is it so in teaching and learning? My short answer,  “Yes”. I would argue that without creativity there is the danger of not challenging what we do and why we do it. Possibly to go blindly along with what we are told without question for we have no drive, no…
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WHAT CAUSES CREATIVITY

what causes creativity... 1. Confidence 2. Observation 3. Humility 4. Mindfulness 5. Curiosity 6. Resourcefulness 7. Energy 8. Action
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The last things that will make us uniquely human

The last things that will make us uniquely human | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
In a few decades, AI will outstrip many of the abilities we believe make us special. This is a grand challenge for our age, argues researcher Viktor Mayer-Schonberger.
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Creativity, Combat, Cardboard and Chaos: Boxwars - Core77

Creativity, Combat, Cardboard and Chaos: Boxwars  - Core77 | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
What do you do when you're bored? When a trio of Australian friends, Hoss Siegel, Josh Spiegel and Ross Koger, found that they "had a severe lack of creativity in our lives" they decided to do something about it. Their solution: Get a bunch of friends together, build cardboard suits
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Susan Cain on Introversion

The world is full of noise and those that are the loudest are the ones we tend to follow but what about the quiet ones? Author Susan Cain shines a spotligh
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Strategies for Creative Teaching | ROSS LAIRD

Strategies for Creative Teaching | ROSS LAIRD | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
Teaching (in its various forms) is one of the most influential roles in society. After parenting, it is perhaps the most crucial, for all ages. And yet, teaching — whether to children or adults — is a profession in which few practitioners have any substantial training. Some instructors have certificates or degrees in teaching, but there’s so much to know about the subject that most good instructors pick up their best skills after training, in the field, thinking on their feet and trying to keep learners awake.
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Sea Hero Quest | Memories of a Sea Hero

Watch to discover how you can help fight dementia with our revolutionary new game, Sea Hero Quest. Let’s game for good. Download Now: Apple Store
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Dementia game 'shows lifelong navigational decline' - BBC News

Dementia game 'shows lifelong navigational decline' - BBC News | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
The world's largest dementia research project suggests ability to navigate declines as we age.
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The Real Neuroscience of Creativity

The Real Neuroscience of Creativity | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it
So yea, you know how the left brain is really realistic, analytical, practical, organized, and logical, and the right brain is so darn creative, passionate, sensual, tasteful, colorful, vivid, and poetic?
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