The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done – men who are creative, inventive and discoverers. – Piaget
Creativity is the ability to see relationships where none exist. – Thomas Disch
Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected – William Plomer
Creativity is a lot like looking at the world through a kaleidoscope. You look at a set of elements, the same ones everyone else sees, but then reassemble those floating bits and pieces into an enticing new possibility. Effective leaders are able to. – Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. – Edward de Bono
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. – Scott Adams
It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all. - Edward de Bono
What changes do you need to make in your classroom so that your students feel safe to make mistakes?
What changes do you need to make for your students to make new connections?