Creativity

Description: 
Essential Questions:
Why is creativity an important disposition to develop?
How can I model and promote creativity?

Research to Consider:
  • In an increasingly automated world, skills such as creativity, synthesis, and problem solving will be in great demand in the workplace (Pew Research Center, 2014).
  • Research indicates that the use of both words and pictures “lets the brain process more information in working memory” (SEG Research, 2008).
  • According to a report from the Partnership for 21st Century Skills: “Many of the fastest-growing jobs and emerging industries rely on workers’ creative capacity - the ability to think unconventionally, question the herd, imagine new scenarios, and produce astonishing work.”