Category Archives: Creative mind

How Geniuses Think

How do geniuses come up with ideas? What is common to the thinking style that produced “Mona Lisa,” as well as the one that spawned the theory of relativity? What characterizes the thinking strategies of the Einsteins, Edisons, daVincis, Darwins, … Continue reading

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Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources

EURODL‘ Special Issue on Fostering Creativity – The Use of Open Educational Resources is edited by leading scholars in the field: Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen, Graínne Conole and Asger Harlung.  The special issue aims to place the development of OERs within … Continue reading

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The educational value of creative disobedience

We say we want children to achieve at the highest level—to be the next generation of great scientists and innovators and artists and world leaders—yet the system we’ve put in place makes it nearly impossible for each child to reach … Continue reading

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Creative Thinkering: Putting Your Imagination to Work

The question isn’t “Why are some people creative and others not?” But why isn’t everyone creative? Where and how was this human talent lost? Why doesn’t education foster more creativity instead of less? Why is it that the more expert … Continue reading

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A Handbook of Creative Thinking Techniques

In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking Thinkertoys, creativity expert Michael Michalko reveals life-changing tools that will help you … Continue reading

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Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School About Creative Thinking

1. You are creative. 2. Creative thinking is work. 3. You must go through the motions of being creative. 4. Your brain is not a computer. 5. There is no one right answer. 6. Never stop with your first good … Continue reading

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Creativity and Learning in a Digital Age

Read Professor Mitch Resnick  of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, channels his own creative intellect to transform classic forms of play into hands-on learning experiences. Q – You’re a believer of promoting construction rather than instruction when working … Continue reading

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Laissez Faire, creatividad y aprendizaje

Read Tal y como se desprende del título, nuevas investigaciones demuestran que la enseñanza precoz puede ser contraproducente. Actualmente no dejamos que los niños más pequeños exploren, investiguen, jueguen y descubran. En su lugar, les ofrecemos instrucción directa, lo que … Continue reading

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Community, economic creativity, and organization

Community, economic creativity, and organization How knowledge is created, and how innovation in products and practices occurs, have been long-standing concerns of socio-economists. This book argues that ‘communities of practice‘, communities and networks of joint enterprise, are the prime site … Continue reading

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Improving creative thinking abilities using a generic collaborative creativity support system

Read In this paper, we report on our experiences with a generic collaborative creativity support system with the focus on how users accept the system and how it influences their creative thinking abilities. The key idea behind the creativity support … Continue reading

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