Creativity – Having Wonderful Ideas

No doubt you’ve probably watched Sir Ken Robinson’s famous TED talk on creativity in education by now.  With over 4 million views, this is likely one, if not the, most watched TED Talk. Why? Why does the topic of creativity continue to be such a hot topic? As Sir Ken Robinson says, creativity is our future. He defines creativity as, “The process of having original ideas that have value”.

Tonight’s Twitter chat will explore the topic with four guiding questions:

1. How do you define creativity?

2.How do you create an environment at your school or organization where the skills needed to learn creativity are fostered?

3. What processes/structures can be put into place to foster creativity? Which processes/structures at your school or organization need to be re-structured or eliminated?

4. Does the use of exemplars/models diminish a student’s original creative thought? Or does it support the creative process?

Adobe recently launched a series on creativity with Sir Ken. Here’s a peek: 

See you tonight at 8 PM EST on Twitter. #edchatel

Transcript is posted in Storify. Click here: EdChatEL: Creativity 

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