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Wisdom, intelligence, and creativity synthesized

For thirty years, Robert J. Sternberg has been among the most vocal critics of narrow conceptions of intelligence. In Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized Sternberg critically reviews and summarizes the best research available on human intelligence. He argues that any … Continue reading

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We Perform Best When No One Tells Us What To Do

Autonomy, it seems, is the new form of management when it comes to creative output. In an age where computers are taking over computational tasks and more of the focused directional work, we rely heavily on the human capacity to … Continue reading

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Creativity: A Crime Of Passion

Society’s mixed signals about the value of creativity, begins early on in school. There have been countless studies, too many to cite here, on teacher opinions of creative behavior in classrooms. In one example, a study by Westby and Dawson … Continue reading

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Ideas to Prevent Schools from Killing Creativity, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking

Our current school system kills creativity, what can we do? If we want kids to experience a sense of wonder and discover new information on their own (curiosity), if we want them to generate novel, adaptive ideas (creativity), and if … Continue reading

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How to Think Creatively

Over the past hundred years, researchers have reached a surprising degree of consensus about the predictable stages of creative thinking. 1. Saturation: Once the problem or creative challenge has been defined, the next stage of creativity is a left hemisphere … Continue reading

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Pozible – Crowdfunding Creativity

Pozible is a crowdfunding platform and community for creative projects and ideas. Developed for artists, musicians, filmmakers, journalists, designers, entrepreneurs, inventors, event organisers, software developers and all creative minded people to help make great things possible. Inspired by crowdsourcing, crowdfunding … 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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Beyond Super Prepared Students, How About Some With Creativity?

Read The failures of our education system are now beginning to reach the workplace. Amid worries that workers are becoming less innovative, The Wall Street Journal reported last week that some companies are rewarding their employees for their mistakes or … Continue reading

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Creativity: Interview with Peggy Holman

Read Peggy Holman, who works with social technologies that engage “whole systems” of people from organizations and communities in creating their own future. She consults on strategies for enabling diverse groups to face complex issues by turning presentation into conversation … Continue reading

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Creativity: Interview with George Pór

Read George Pór, co-founder of CommunityIntelligence Ltd, a London-based transformation agency, the hub of an international network of consultants collaborating on larger projects. George is a pioneer of using social media for developing such strategic organizational capabilities as collaborative work … Continue reading

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