Creativity and Education, 3/2013

1.) "Before the Hole in the Wall: A Q&A with 2013 TED Prize Winner Sugata Mitra": Click here to watch: "At TED2013, Mitra invited the world to embrace child-driven learning bysetting up Self-Organized Learning Environments (SOLEs) and helping him design a learning lab in India, where children can “embark on intellectual adventures.”

2.) "Yes, You Can Teach and Assess Creativity!" by Andrew Miller: Click here to read: "A recent blog by Grant Wiggins affirmed what I have long believed about creativity: it is a 21st-century skill we can teach and assess. Creativity fosters deeper learning, builds confidence and creates a student ready for college and career. However, many teachers don't know how to implement the teaching and assessment of creativity in their classrooms. While we may have the tools to teach and assess content, creativity is another matter, especially if we want to be intentional about teaching it as a 21st-century skill."

3.) "The Art and Craft of Science" by Robert Root-Bernstein and Michele Root-Bernstein: Click here to read: "There's a pattern here. As exemplars of the highest order, Alvarez, Einstein, and von Euler-Chelpin highlight the often overlooked, yet unexpectedly widespread and profoundly important interactions that occur among the arts, crafts, and sciences. These scientists carry the banner for arts-infused science education."

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