The State of Create

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Schools are hotbeds of creativity. Or are they?

According to a recent study conducted by Edelman Berland, there is a “universal concern that creativity is suffering at work and school.” With two thirds of respondents agreeing that creativity is valuable to society and essential to societal growth, 59% globally and 62% from the United States feel “Creativity is being stifled by their education systems.”

Do you agree? What role do schools play in teaching creativity? What departments?  What subjects? How do you promote creativity in your classroom?

Read more about the State of Create in the infographic below:

(http://www.edelmanberland.com/our-studies/the-state-of-create-infographic/)

 

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About Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller was a classroom teacher for 10 years before joining Quantum Learning Network as an Education Development Manger. He currently writes curriculum, designs trainings, and facilitates learning and life skills workshops with educators and youth. Jeff has an MFA in Creative Writing and dabbles in poetry and nonfiction.

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