Category Archives: Creative learning

How to promote creativity in the classroom

Creativity is a big deal in the 21st-century classroom. Many countries include it as a core aim for their students in national curricula and even countries such as Singapore that come top of world education league tables are recognizing the … 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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Arte Contemporânea liberta a Criatividade dos Alunos

Alunos concentrados, pintando, acionando seu repertório interior para criar não o que veem, mas o que sentem. Quem acompanha as aulas vê uma demonstração do que o poeta Manoel de Barros disse: “Crianças em pleno uso da poesia funcionam sem … 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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The Study of the Phenomenon of Creativity in the Educational Environment

The modern world has changed dramatically: now it is the world of increasing volatility, heterogeneity, diversity, and rapid changes. It has become a self-organizing system that goes out of a human control and imposes its own laws. The state of … Continue reading

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The future of learning in the age of innovation

We are entering the innovation age.  The innovation age requires very different citizens from the industrial age that dominated the globe for over a century: people who maximize their creative potential, people who not only master existing skills and knowledge, … Continue reading

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