CREATIVITY IS NECESSARY FOR GLOBAL
“If students leave school without knowing how to
continuously create and innovate, they will be
underprepared for the challenges of society and
the workforce. “ (NEA)
CREATIVITY PRODUCES A VISION.
“Successful individuals are those who have creative skills, to produce a
vision for how they intend to make the world a better place for everyone;
analytical intellectual skills, to assess their vision and those of others;
practical intellectual skills, to carry out their vision and persuade people of
its value; and wisdom, to ensure that their vision is not a selfish one.”
Robert Sternberg, Tufts University (NEA)
TWENTY PERCENT RULE
Most successful businesses allow their employees to
spend 20% of their work time exploring new ideas
and thinking creatively. (Kristin Hicks)
Thinking creatively involves collaboration with
others. Thomas Edison had more than 1100
patents but his talent lay in “mobilizing other
CREATIVITY IS INTELLIGENCE HAVING
FUN. – ALBERT EINSTEIN
Creativity makes learning fun.
Students are given choices which makes
learning more appealing! Therefore,
teaching is successful.
“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how
they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it,
they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That's
because they were able to connect experiences they've had and
synthesize new things.” – Steve Jobs.
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