Creativity and Innovation ("It's Time to Get Serious About…
Creativity and Innovation
Important characteristics in a global market
Importance of Creativity
Key for success in global market
Need for creative designers
What is it?
Using a variety of techniques
Refine original ideas
Relationship to the 4 Cs
Use creative means to communicate with others
Adaptability in social environments
Creative thinkers must be able to work together
Leadership is a key characteristic
"It's Time to Get Serious About Creativity in the Classroom"
Deeper learning activities foster connections
Important to avoid repetition of previous goals
Learned skills must be goal directed in the future
Skills learned in the classroom and life must be used in a variety of situations
This is a key characteristic of a creative learner
What does it look like?
Creativity looks like exploring new solutions using a given skillset
The world needs more creative thinkers