BYU is making great strides with creativity, innovation, and design thinking. Learn more about design thinking from an educator’s perspective here: http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/using-design-thinking-higher-education
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“I entered my daughter’s preschool room and learned how I have not understood the rules of learning…..God is not on stage. We are. We are the ones here to learn. He is there to observe and listen and, when needed, provide correction, feedback, guidance and insight. If he was doing all the acting and talking, if our only choices were to listen and observe, the plan of salvation would be entirely frustrated.” Rules for Learning, on the Deseret News.
What is your definition of creativity?
I raised this question in my History of Creativity class. I explained that throughout the semester we’ll use our individual definitions of creativity as a critical lens for understanding historical civilizations. Are our definitions of creativity confirmed or challenged by what we learn about the past? If modified, what do our emerging definitions become and why?
So, what is your definition of creativity and why?
Evidences for the Book of Mormon: Nephi the scribe. “Readers of the Book of Mormon often take for granted that it was written at all. In our modern age where literacy rates are high, it is almost inconceivable to imagine a society where perhaps a mere 10 percent of the population are literate (such as in ancient Israel).
It is therefore stunning that Nephi was not only capable of reading and writing, he also was a brilliantly competent writer who created some of the finest literary beauty and artistry that the world has ever known….”