“Case for Creativity”. What is it? Why do we need it? What role does creativity play in our lives/work?
There are three videos I’m posting in this category. Watch one or watch them all. It’s entirely up to you. The more you watch/do, the more you can add to the discussion and the more informed your assignment will be. Jot down some notes. Do you agree/disagree? What was interesting? What surprised you?
How Society Kills Our Creativity
Madrid based animators, Daniel Martinez Lara and Rafa Cano Mendez created this touching 8 minute animated short film that perfectly demonstrates what happens when we let external influences dim our inner light/creativity.
I Just Sued The Education System
This spoken word video breaks down how the education system stifles creativity and innovation.
Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity.
Check out this article, Reclaim Your Creative Confidence (????????)???????? published by the Harvard Business Review.
Answer the following questions in your own way. Feel free to get creative.
What is your definition of creativity?
What are three key insights you pulled from the videos and/or article?
What makes a creative person?
Do you believe that schools/society kills our creativity? How is that demonstrated in the videos/article?
What fuels your creativity?
What inhibits your creativity?