Category Archives: Creative pedagogy

Educate for Creativity: New Educational Strategies

Today’s society is no longer integrated on the base of universally-recognized common values and moral rules, but it has produced an immense pluralism of models and behaviours– precursors of the uncertainty and unpretty to gain knowledge of ultimate goals is … Continue reading

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Creative Schools: Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education. His talk, ‘How Schools Kill Creativity’, is the most viewed in the history of TED and has been seen by millions of people all over the world. In … Continue reading

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Creativity in Education: Clearness in Perception, Vigorousness in Curiosity

This article is based on the proposition that a process of creativity may be experienced in education in situation where an individual’s (learner’s) perception is kept clear and his curiosity is vigorous. An attempt to clarify this proposition is made … Continue reading

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What Drives Children’s Creativity?

Pens vs. paintbrushes. Compelling words vs vivid strokes. What underlies creativity for writers? For artists? Are there commonalities? How can parents and teachers nurture children’s creative expression? Here’s a candid dialogue between author Joanne Foster, and artist Rina Gottesman. A … Continue reading

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Where Creativity Flourishes – On the Edge of Chaos

If it’s true, in Sir Ken Robinson’s words, that “Creativity is not an option, it’s an absolute necessity,” then it’s that much more imperative to find ways to bring creativity to learning. But first, we have to understand what conditions … Continue reading

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Promoting Creativity through Explicit Teaching Strategies

Creativity is a recognizable and valued skill but is prone to multiple interpretations both in terms of its very nature and how it can be developed in students. This paper highlights one approach that has been taken in an undergraduate … Continue reading

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Teaching as a Design Science: Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology

Teaching is changing. It is no longer simply about passing on knowledge to the next generation. Teachers in the twenty-first century, in all educational sectors, have to cope with an ever-changing cultural and technological environment. Teaching is now a design … Continue reading

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Nurturing Creativity in Young People

This report offers: 1) A clear framework for the further development of creativity for children and young people; and, 2) A progression within this framework that starts with the Early Years, is embedded in (but goes beyond) mainstream education, develops … Continue reading

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Educating for Creativity and Innovation

In the last several decades many of the world’s most developed countries have shifted from an industrial economy to a knowledge economy, one based on the creation of knowledge, information, and innovation. Educational researchers have paid very little scholarly attention … Continue reading

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Nurturing Creativity: Assemblages in Human Computer Interaction Design Practices

This paper investigates the emergence and nourishment of group creativity within human-computer interaction design (HCID).  HCID practitioners are groomed within a scientific tradition and primarily perceive themselves as knowledge seekers, rather than creative makers of things. In an effort to … Continue reading

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