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What’s in the HUTCH? A Chance for Creativity!

What’s in the HUTCH? A Chance for Creativity!

Sometimes even the most interesting creative project can start to feel like a burden. Experiments don’t work and have to be redesigned. Poetry needs editing. Interviews have to be transcribed and paintings need work. Those moments, when the initial inspiration and excitement have to give way to persistence and hard work, can be particularly discouraging … Continue reading

International Dot Day

International Dot Day

It’s almost time for International Dot Day, September 15-ish. Anyone who celebrates the creativity of Peter Reynold’s The Dot will love International Dot Day (and if you haven’t read it yet, you really must). The Dot Day website relates International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, began when teacher Terry Shay … Continue reading

Failure 102: The Love of Ish

Failure 102: The Love of Ish

Last week I asked you to think about the things you do to help your students prepare for, and survive, the times their creative risks don’t play out the ways they’d hoped. Having things fail or getting things wrong is part of human nature–part of life– part of creativity. It was facinating to learn that … Continue reading