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Buy, Use, Toss? | Free Science Social Studies Curriculum | Facing the Future |

Even if you are not an educator, take a look at the free curriculum to spark your creativity – to get new ideas and make new decisions you can use to help shape an innovate to support a sustainable future. … Continue reading

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What if all students were treated as gifted? Study from US Dept of Education

 Treating students as gifted yields impressive academic results, study finds (PhysOrg.com) — Schools that seek to help students who are underrepresented in advanced programs should treat them as gifted young scholars, an approach that can result in many of … Continue reading

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Holacracy One Experiential Workshop Isn’t

I recently went to a certification workshop to learn about holacracy and am writing about the experience over a series of blog posts. This post describes the learning environment in Holocracy One’s Experiential Workshop, their introduction to holocracy. Expectations walking … Continue reading

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How to design for creativity in the classroom – from the Bucket Brigade

Wondering what it takes to get creativity into the classroom? Here’s one proposal… How Do You Design For Creativity? from Bud Caddell Nice presentation, eh?

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Refund denied. Helpful Hints for Dealing with Holacracy One.

Just back from a disappointing one week Holacracy One (HO) certification program that promises participants will • Explore the leading-edge of human organization • Learn new “sense and respond” habits and practices • Learn how to “facilitate beyond ego” • … Continue reading

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Oklahoma involves citizens in creative thinking processes: here’s how

The US State of Oklahoma started a campaign for new ideas in 2007 by asking for submissions to be included in a book that was to be titled, 100 Ideas.  Facilitated workshops were held around the state at various locations … Continue reading

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Kudos: Ontario Government influences citizens to use passion as a base for practical creative thinking (under the radar)

The creative thinking two-step: Expand: generate options (lots of new ideas) Contract: select the best that is new and relevant (make a new decision) Sir Ken Robinson and others recommend shifts in education to teach children how to think creatively. … Continue reading

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Intellectual Hide-and-Seek Taught in Schools

The more I work with leadership teams the more I see the influence intellectual hide and seek being played, and, I wonder what the fix is, or even if a fix is needed. Ronald Beghetto, a University of Oregon College … Continue reading

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Elitism in Creative Class literature. Help or hinder creativity?

The Martin Prosperity Institute is redefining society into three classes: Creative, Service and Working.  This graphic shows their percentage representation in Toronto. Their classification does not support the notion that all people have creative ability or are creative. This troubles … Continue reading

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Fresh thinking on creative process: Honing Theory

What if creativity is perceived differently than process? What if creativity transforms the world in ways that reflect the particular worldview of the creator? “A worldview is an internal mental model of reality. It is not just a compendium of … Continue reading

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