Tag Archives: creativity

Science, creativity, & literature

The nature of science is often misrepresented as dull, straightforward, & overly empirical. Such a view misses important aspects of creativity & intuition in science. Below is an abstract to a recent paper where the author uses insights from Edgar … Continue reading

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Creation of what?

When we talk about the use of technology in schools we often note how the technology can be leveraged to increase students’ level of thinking.  Bloom’s taxonomy placed “creating” (used to be synthesis) near the top of the “thinking pyramid”. … Continue reading

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It’s not just the technology…

I am starting to see a shift in educators’ dialogue around technology.  I see that they are more careful to note that technology is not enough to change education.  An example might be, “It’s not just the technology, I use … Continue reading

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An open invitation for students to learn.

(Hear author read this post) Below is the blog post I wrote for my students on our class ning.  This project will be worked on throughout the rest of the school year.  While this will not be the only thing … Continue reading

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