An Argument for Creative Work

Published: 2014-12-03 04:16 |

Category: Creative |

This is the final post for my Creativity in Teaching and Learning course, and it’s broken up into three parts.

The White Paper

The first part is a long-form essay on the value of creativity in the classroom. It was formed by pulling together themes from from all of my writing for the course this semester and expands on some of those ideas. Think of it as a big summary about why we need to allow students to work creatively in their learning.

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The Elevator Pitch

If you’re short on time, I’ve got the elevator pitch below. It’s a condensed version of the white paper, and hits the major points of the essay. Consider it a one-minute commercial for why you should bookmark the essay to read later.

Even Shorter

Maybe you’re on mobile and the audio doesn’t work so well. Fear not, here it is in a tweet:

Creative work isn't just a final product. It's woven into every idea stu's play with as they learn. Important diff.

—Brian E. Bennett (@bennettscience) December 3, 2014

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