• Here’s What’s Wrong With Your Great Idea

    A flash of insight will not make you Steve Jobs, it just means that you’ve recognized a pattern that may or may not really be there.

  • How Our Imaginative Lives Change: Implications For Teaching & Learning

    Whether in pre-K or graduate school, our students learn best when their imaginations and emotions are engaged. This post introduces an educational idea that will allow you to maximize your students' imaginative engagement.

  • Want To Innovate? Science Says, “Be Spontaneous”

    People think too much to be spontaneous, which leads to paralysis by analysis, but innovators think spontaneously and even impulsively.

  • Imagine

    We have a natural resource we are not using. It is the most valuable resource we have, and the one that makes us who we are, yet, we fail to use it to its full extent: our Imagination.

  • Study Debunks 4 Common Myths about Brain Training and Lifelong Cognitive Enhancement

    SOME brain training may well work to promote healthy brain aging.

  • Explaining Creativity to Kids

    Parents and teachers often encourage kids to “use creativity.” However, creativity can be complex. Just telling children to use it may be met with silence. Or confusion. Some kids may wonder what creativity is! Here’s some basic information, along with two vivid explanations that will help them grasp the concept—and also understand why creativity is important.

  • Want To Innovate? Science Says, “Persist”

    Innovators are passionate about and committed to their goals, which compels them to persist physically and mentally. They never quit and continue even when they experience challenges, setbacks, or failures, which is the biggest difference between innovators and non-innovators. To develop the persistent attitude, one of the 27 characteristics found in the greatest innovators, research says follow this.

  • Zarathustra in Disneyland - How Postmodernism Poisoned the Well

    No, you are NOT entitled to your own Nietzsche. And, no, you are NOT entitled to your own “science”. When intellectuals “defend their narratives” rather than persuade the truth, we are all in deep trouble.

  • Why Imaginative Educators Tell Stories

    One of the most powerful learning tools human beings employ is the story. See how the story-form can unleash imagination and creativity in your teaching.

  • Want To Innovate? Science Says, “Daydream”

    The greatest innovators in the world often daydream, and this characteristic can be credited with making their innovation possible. To develop the daydreaming attitude, one of the 27 characteristics found in the greatest innovators, research says follow this.