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December 19, 2014

Creative Student Projects Synthesize Learning

Why ask kids to take a test when they can a movie and masterfully show synthesis of many skills and content at once? AP Literature and Composition students tasked with showing their knowledge of satire create short movies to tie in technology skills, writing skills and reading skills. Peers provide feedback.

May 18, 2014

Senior Pranks: Can They Be an Assessment of Creativity?

Leading requires that we navigate today's reality in the context of the territory ahead. Planning what our schools will look like moving forward is essential. Innovation includes knowing what the barriers may be and planning around them.

April 25, 2014

Role of Music and Movies in Promoting STEM Interest Spotlighted at Event

Creative endeavors can be a valuable tool in motivating and inspiring students to take an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, but they're often underutilized, experts say.

March 11, 2014

Studying Play in 'The Art of Play'

A new book by Anna R. Beresin examines play, recess, and creativity from several angles.

February 07, 2014

New Books: Teaching in Multiple Media

Three new titles suggest ways for incorporating graphic novels, multimedia production, and other media across the curriculum.

December 30, 2013

2013: The Year in BookMarks

BookMarks' most popular posts of 2013 include book reviews, interviews, and longer pieces on graphic novels, common standards, creativity, summer reading, e-books, and libraries.

November 10, 2013

Neuroscientists Seek Creativity in the Brain

Researchers at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting say creativity is a whole-brain process—and it can highlight unusual strengths in students with emotional disabilities.

October 01, 2013

New Book Tackles Youths' Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination

A new book explores the impact of new technology on young people's self-presentation and creative expression.

September 30, 2013

The App Generation: New Book About Kids These Days

A new book by Howard Gardner and Katie Davis proposes "apps" as a framework for understanding a new generation of youth.

September 03, 2013

School Starts Again; Complicated Feelings and High Hopes

Perhaps in schools of the future, with experiential learning and creative problem-solving at the heart of the curriculum, kids will await the end of summer as a time to return to an experience that will so honor their needs and nature as to make the prospect of school actually seem better than vacation.

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