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ERIC Number: ED518944
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 272
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1180-1368-7
Imagination First: Unlocking the Power of Possibility
Liu, Eric; Noppe-Brandon, Scott
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
The best corporations know that innovative thinking is the only competitive advantage that cannot be outsourced. The best schools are those that create cultures of imagination. Now in paperback, "Imagination First" introduces a wide-variety of individuals who make a habit of imaginative thinking and creative action, offering a set of universal practices that anyone can use to transform their life at work, home, and play. These 28.5 practices will enable anyone to become more imaginative and to teach others to do so as well from corporate executive to educator to platoon sergeant. Bonus content includes: (1) Winning "practices" submitted by the public; (2) Guidelines for educators who want to cultivate creativity in their classrooms; and (3) Expanded resource section. The book is filled with illustrative stories of creative leaders, teachers, artists, and scientists that clearly illustrate the original practices and new material that shows how to bring imagination to life.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A