Tag: innovative schools

Preparing Students to Thrive: The Creativity Cohort Approach to Leading Grassroots Innovative Change February 16, 2018

In six months they would break ground on a new building that included classrooms, a … Read More

Helping Schools Unlock Time to Individualize Learning February 13, 2018

“What we need to do is relieve the teacher of all but teaching work. Then … Read More

Making School and Life Better With Just One Question February 8, 2018

A few months ago, I had the privilege of giving a TED (like) talk in … Read More

Should We All Take Note When Silicon Valley Parents Opt Out of Schools with Tech? January 3, 2018

Many of us want our kids to be fully engaged in learning, to keep up … Read More

5 Ways to Support Creative Strengths and Have Fun Doing It December 3, 2017

We live in a fix-it world and like homing pigeons we are trained to return … Read More

Facilitating Creative Thinking Through Experiential Learning November 8, 2017

Guest post by Dr. Iman Rasti, middle school English and humanities teacher at Rippowam Cisqua … Read More

What’s in a Pitch? October 10, 2017

Guest post by Emily Hyland, fourth-grade teacher at Rippowam Cisqua School in Bedford, New York. … Read More

Teaching History, Building Empathy With the Torrance Incubation Model September 21, 2017

Photo: John Brown’s Fort (The Old Fire House), Harper’s Ferry, WV by Noel Benadom via … Read More

Why Robots Will Only Partially Take Over Teachers’ Jobs and Why They’ll Actually Love It July 18, 2017

Fearing the Robots Last fall I was participating in a workshop for teachers on the … Read More

Engaging Students With Visual Notetaking January 7, 2016

Check out this great article on visual thinking & graphic note-taking from French education blog … Read More

The Dot: Sparking Creativity in Classrooms Worldwide September 17, 2015

One book has sparked a movement that is creating a worldwide network of like-minded adults … Read More

Engaging Contrarians: Tricksters and Blue Man Group April 15, 2015

In the 21st century, the tricksters’ strengths are essential for solving problems. We need strategies … Read More

Meaning: The Essential Piece of the School Puzzle February 27, 2015

Like all of us, kids are searching for purpose in their lives. Each time they … Read More

The Nurturing Parent and the Nurturing Teacher October 8, 2014

One way that educators can practice Nurturing Teaching is by allowing students to be part … Read More

Open Letter to Adults from a Highly Creative Child July 29, 2014

A highly creative child who is often misunderstood responds productively to adult comments, and provides … Read More

Torrance Levels of Learning and Naturally Creative Thinkers June 1, 2014

For many students, especially those who are highly creative, the opportunity to consistently create, innovate, … Read More