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Fostering Creative Thinking – Co-constructed Insights from Neuroscience and Education

Although every creative act contains elements of spontaneity, teachers can play a critical role in fostering creative thinking processes through the use of environment and strategy. No single part of our brain is responsible for creativity. Some regions linked to … Continue reading

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The Missing Alphabet: A Parents’ Guide to Developing Creative Thinking in Kids

The future will belong to children with innovative minds. Which is why this team of education experts have drawn on their decades of applied research in creativity, individuality, play, and media to craft an engaging guide for parents who understand … Continue reading

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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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Collaborative Environments to Foster Creativity, Reuse and Sharing of OER

The popularity of ICT within teachers has operated a shift between an individual way of producing resources to be used in class and a social way of doing it. Nowadays teachers do not have to be passive users, but reflective … 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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An Introduction to Critical Thinking and Creativity: Think More, Think Better

This book is about the basic principles that underlie critical thinking and creativity. The majority of the content is on critical thinking since more topics are naturally involved and since they can be discussed readily and systematically. The last fewchapters … 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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