Creativity and Innovation in the Classroom, How—and why—to teach…
Creativity and Innovation in the Classroom
Five I's of Innovation
Integrating Creativity in the Classroom
Creating 3-D sketches of projects using simple computer-aided design software
Using different articles and magazine cutouts to put their ideas on paper in different ways than just writing it down on paper.
Interviewing students and teachers to find out different problems occurring in their own classrooms.
Implementing Innovation in the Classroom
Ask Open Ended Questions
Create flexible learning environments so that kids are more comfortable with sharing
Create a place for all learners where everyone can participate however they feel most comfortable
Allow students to try things out on their own and fail if its necessary. The best way to learn something is by failing and getting yourself back up and learning from your mistakes.
Thinking Creatively in the Classroom
Use different idea creation techniques so that using only one method isn't what kids get used to doing.
Create new and worthwhile ideas that kids will remember for many years to come and not only memorize a bunch of useless information
Elaborate, refine, and analyze ideas to improve and maximize creative efforts
How—and why—to teach innovation in our schools