Books that Make You Think part 1: motivation, crowd-sourcing and organisation

Make Ideas Happen Have you ever wondered why some ideas work where others fail; or why some individuals whom in your mind lack creative flare succeed where other creative geniuses do not? Scott Belsky, founder of The Behance Network and The 99% think-tank, argues that in order for our ideas to be productive and long-lasting […]

Ideas for Learning and Creativity #4

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Creativity and Innovation This fifth post looks at ways in which students and teachers can improve the way they express ideas and communicate their understanding of key issues. I have also mentioned how cross-pollination into different spheres can help improve our practice as teachers – if you find this topic of particular interest please visit […]

Ideas for Learning and Creativity #3

This third post on Ideas for Learning and Creativity explores ways in which both teachers and students can communicate in a range of different ways; from public speaking, writing, composing or using technology to make an impact on their audiences. This post contains more video clips than other post in this series (see #1 and […]

Ideas for Learning and Creativity #2

This second post on Ideas for Learning and Creativity looks at examples from very diverse fields which we could use as teachers to enhance the way we think about learning, how we deliver lessons and what type of resources we create and use with our students. This cross-pollination of ideas is becoming more essential as […]