Friday, August 17, 2012

The NZ Creativity Challenge

New Zealand April 2013 The NZ Creativity Chalenge - a gathering of creatives
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Sunday, August 12, 2012

Is creativity the No.1 skill for the 21st century?

This from Mark Batey in Psychology Today.

Against a backdrop of uncertainty, economic turmoil and unprecedented change a new picture is emerging of the skills and traits for success (and perhaps even simply survival) in the modern era. At the heart of this essential skillset for the future lies... creativity.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Teachers teaching creatively

A great article - from Margaret Haviland
A few weeks ago fellow Voices blogger Shelley Wright wrote a provocative blog on flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy and beginning the learning experience with Creativity. As the person most directly responsible for our school’s professional development I have been wondering what professional development looks like when you turn Bloom’s on its head.


Imagination and the future economy

The Imagination Age is a way to define the period in which we currently live, between the fading Industrial Era and the coming Intelligence Era, in which machines will be smarter than people.
From an interview with Rita King in Forbes

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Creative Mornings

This a great site that offers a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. They have recorded a lot of the previous lectures from creative people from all over the world including New Zealand [Auckland]