The Gift of Celebrating Creativity

Livia ChanBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: We celebrate creativity because content creators give us a gift of knowledge, ideas, thoughts, and stories…a part of who they are.¬†Creativity is a gift so we should thank content creators for sharing. Gratitude is meant to be shared. There are three reasons why celebrating creativity is an important gift: (1) uplift, encourage, and appreciate content creators (2) amplify voices … Read More

47 – Managing Ambiguity to Unlock the Joy of Creativity (w Dr. Caroline Brookfield)

Natalie Vardabasso#EduCrush Podcast

If you were to scroll through most job postings today, you will likely see creative thinking listed as a required skill. And yet, many workplaces do not have the psychological safety for this skill to thrive. On the episode, Natalie is joined by Dr. Caroline Brookfield who is a veterinarian that discovered her passion for creativity late in life as … Read More

Show 65: Unlocking the Creative Child With-in

Ken EhrmannpowerED Up Podcast

JoAnn Nocera left her successful career on the foreign stock exchange and went into education.¬† She has never looked back and always had her eyes set on bringing out everyone’s creativity.¬† She took the crayons out and let her students shine. An educator’s ability to be flexible at the moment can be the biggest key to a successful lesson. Creativity … Read More

A Heart in the Write Place

Brad HughesBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: This article is an interview with Dennis Mathew—an author, innovator, and speech-language pathologist in Oklahoma. We can’t ignore racism and things that are not right in the world, but we can bring the light. Dennis makes sure healing is infused into all of his works and that they can easily be used in the classroom setting. Self-discovery is a … Read More

Mastery Teachers Produce Mastery Students

James O'NealBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Learning should not just be personal for students, but it should be personal for teachers. Teachers should be learners, too. Teachers should master the content so that students can have the opportunity to master what is taught. James joined Jeff on the Daily Drop In to discuss keeping creativity alive as well as mastery in the classroom. Click here … Read More