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Creative Thinking about Curriculum: Not Twinkies

Creative Thinking about Curriculum: Not Twinkies

It is back-to-school time, at least in most of the U.S. Depending on where you live, you are probably in the last stages of new-year planning or already in the thick of things. Either way, it is a good time to think about general principles for planning curriculum that supports creativity. Helping students think more … Continue reading

Creativize Your Curriculum

Creativize Your Curriculum

Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to work with some Korean teachers interested in incorporating more creativity in their teaching. We had only a short time together, and so it was important to stick to a few key ideas. Like many teachers, they have a required curriculum, and any creative adaptations must build on those … Continue reading

Give A Little Love–Creatively

Give A Little Love–Creatively

This video has been making the rounds on Facebook, but it is worth repeating here–particularly as valentine thoughts are waning.  In it, Noah and the Whale’s rendition of “Give a Little Love,” provides the background to a short story of cause, effect, and kindness. Think about how this video could be used to spark a … Continue reading