Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students
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Improving student constructive thinking in the 21st Century
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Dos & don’ts for fostering creativity and innovation in the classroom

Dos & don’ts for fostering creativity and innovation in the classroom | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Technology News & Innovation in K-12 Education
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These sculptures are not what they seem | @mashable | #verycreative 

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John Muntean uses math for art

John Muntean uses math for art | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Chemist John Muntean has a different perspective on math and art.
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Think Better

Think Better | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
As complexity increases, simple routines can help students develop the habits of mind they need for comprehension and analysis
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Watch A Legendary Disney Artist Animate The Little Mermaid In 3D Using Virtual Reality

Watch A Legendary Disney Artist Animate The Little Mermaid In 3D Using Virtual Reality | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
It's simply magical
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Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class | Edutopia

Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class | Edutopia | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Math trails help students explore, discover, enjoy, and celebrate math concepts and problems in real-world contexts.
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10 Tips for Creating a Fertile Environment for Kids’ Creativity and Growth

10 Tips for Creating a Fertile Environment for Kids’ Creativity and Growth | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Mitchel Resnick of the MIT Media Lab applies the Creative Learning Spiral to show how parents and educators can better support kids' creativity.
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5 Ways to Build Creativity and Boost Your Business

5 Ways to Build Creativity and Boost Your Business | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Cultivating creativity requires mental toughness.
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How to be Creative – 6 Techniques to Boost Your Creativity 

How to be Creative – 6 Techniques to Boost Your Creativity  | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Do you want to know how to be creative? Check out this post now! You’ll find 6 creativity techniques that will bring you amazing results. Let’s get creative! 
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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?

What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child? | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help students better understand and retain information.
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How Play Is At The Heart of Many World-Changing Inventions

How Play Is At The Heart of Many World-Changing Inventions | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Play isn't just good for social emotional development and regulation, throughout history it has been a powerful driver of invention.
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Google's CEO Doesn't Use Bullet Points and Neither Should You

Google's CEO Doesn't Use Bullet Points and Neither Should You | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Google's Sundar Pichai gives a master class for creating simple, engaging presentations.
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Specific Ideas for Intentional Creativity

Specific Ideas for Intentional Creativity | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Recently I wrote a blog post about Intentional Creativity. Here is the graphic created for that post. Below the graphic are specific ideas I am using with my gifted elementary students this school year. What follows are the activities I am using this school year to be intentional with sparking creativity in my gifted education…
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12 Strong Strategies for Effectively Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

12 Strong Strategies for Effectively Teaching Critical Thinking Skills | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Here are 12 interesting ways to approach teaching critical thinking skills with any of your students, and in any classroom subject.
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This Is So Cool! OK Go Teams Up With Google & Creates Classroom Materials For Their Videos | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

This Is So Cool! OK Go Teams Up With Google & Creates Classroom Materials For Their Videos | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
I’ve previously posted some of the group OK Go’s music videos, and was pleased to read today that they had teamed-up with Google to create the OK Go Sandbox, a collection of classroom a…
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On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes | MindShift | KQED News

On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes | MindShift | KQED News | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Scientists have come a long way in understanding how the brain generates creative ideas. Their work can inform classroom structures if educators want to inspire
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Winter Olympics 2018: Inside the Opening Ceremonies Drone Show

Winter Olympics 2018: Inside the Opening Ceremonies Drone Show | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
The Pyeongchang opening ceremonies included a performance by 1,218 drones working in concert—a new world record.
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Why Are Some People More Creative Than Others?

Why Are Some People More Creative Than Others? | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have started to identify thinking processes and brain regions involved with creativity
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Getting Critical About Critical Thinking

Getting Critical About Critical Thinking | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
It may not be easy to define critical thinking, but we do have suggestions for how you can teach it.
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Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative?

Can 10 Minutes of Meditation Make You More Creative? | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Google, Goldman Sachs, and Medtronic have all introduced mindfulness practices.
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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 | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
You need more than just critical analysis skills—you need to value using them.
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Neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explain how creativity works

Neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explain how creativity works | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
‘Bend, blend, break’
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101 Creative Ways to Show What You Know

101 Creative Ways to Show What You Know | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Resources for Teachers - Tools, Information and Resources to Help Teachers Increase Student Learning
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Steve Jobs Practiced This 1 Habit That Triggers Creative Ideas, According to Neuroscience

Steve Jobs Practiced This 1 Habit That Triggers Creative Ideas, According to Neuroscience | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
Several new studies and books say this is the best way to spark novel ideas.
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Quick, Draw! The Data

Quick, Draw! The Data | Developing Critical and Creative Thinking Skills with Students | Scoop.it
What would you do with 50,000,000 drawings made by real people on the internet?
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