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Creativity in Education Quotes

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23 quotes that support focusing on creativity in education.

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Creativity in Education Quotes

  1.  Whether in the public or the independent sector, inschools or at home, being creative in providing educationand promoting creativity are not dispensable luxuries.They are essential to enable us all to make lives that areworth living in. Sir Ken Robinson
  2. There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.  Edward de Bono
  3. Every act of creating is an act of power, an act of hope. Pam Grout
  4. Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible. Frank Zappa
  5. Creativity is intelligence having fun. Albert Einstein
  6. We are all creative. Creativity is the hallmark humancapacity that has allowed us to survive thus far. Ourbrains are wired to be creative, and the only thingstopping you from expressing the creativity that isyour birthright is your belief that there are creativepeople and uncreative people and that you fall in thatsecond category. Shelley Carson
  7. Creative activity isnot a superimposed,extraneous taskagainst which thebody, or brainprotests, but anorchestration ofjoyful doing. Gyorgy Kepes
  8. Creativity is for us all – it’s about you, me, and about everyday life. It is about the abundant originality we manifest, and our flexible improvisations, whether teaching a class, raising our kids, fixing the car, helping a client, landscaping the yard, planning a benefit, or trying to figure out why we’re on earth. Ruth Richards
  9. I believe this passionately: that we don't grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather, we get educated out if it. Ken Robinson
  10. I can't understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I'm frightened by the old ones. John Cage
  11. To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.  Joseph Chilton Pierce
  12. Many highly talented, brilliant, creative people think they're not - because the thing they were good at at school wasn't valued, or was actually stigmatized. Ken Robinson
  13. Creativity is as important as literacy and numeracy, and I actually think people understand that creativity is important - they just don't understand what it is. Ken Robinson
  14. The principle goal of education is to create humans who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done — humans who are creative, inventive, and discoverers. Jean Piaget
  15. Educators must ask themselves, ‘To what degree do I deliberately promote creativity?” Susan Keller-Mathers
  16. It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. -Albert Einstein
  17. You can't just give someone a creativity injection. You have to create an environment for curiosity and a way to encourage people and get the best out of them. Ken Robinson
  18. Creativity seems to emergefrom multiple experiences,coupled with a well- supported development ofpersonal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyondthe known. Loris Malaguzzi
  19. Everyone has huge creative capacities. The challenge is to develop them. A culture of creativity has to involve everybody, not just a select few. Sir Ken Robinson
  20. The first task in teaching for creativity in any field is to encourage people to believe in their creative potential and to nurture the confidence to try. Sir Ken Robinson
  21. Teaching for creativity involves teaching creatively. There are three related tasks in teaching for creativity: encouraging, identifying and fostering. Sir Ken Robinson
  22. Teaching for creativity aims to encourage self-confidence, independence of mind, and the capacity to think for oneself. Sir Ken Robinson
  23. There is a difference betweenteaching through creativityand teaching for creativity.Good teachers know that theirrole is to engage and inspiretheir students. This is a creative process in itself. Sir Ken Robinson

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