ERIC Number: ED537316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
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Educating for Creativity and Innovation
Treffinger, Donald J.; Schoonover, Patricia F.; Selby, Edwin C.
Prufrock Press Inc
Today, more than ever before, we must all be able to think creatively, manage change, and solve complex, open-ended problems. Education today is different in its structure and practice than it was in any previous generation, not just because of the impact of technology and the Internet, but also because, across the lifespan, every person studies, works, and plays in a global community that was previously unknown to most generations. Although organizations worldwide recognize that their success both now and in the future depends on a workforce capable of effective thinking, problem solving, and innovation, educational practice still lags behind our knowledge in these areas. "Educating for Creativity and Innovation" is a powerful resource to close the gap between research and practice and to promote understanding and effective practice relating to creativity and innovation. In short, this is a book whose time is now!
Descriptors: Innovation, Thinking Skills, Labor Force Development, Creativity, Influence of Technology, Educational Practices, Problem Solving, Internet, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Guides
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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