Bringing creativity into mainstream educational practice has become a mantra among educators. But what does creative practice in education really look like? Take a journey around the globe with educator and artist Robert Kelly to witness innovative creative practice in action, with examples from early childhood to post-secondary levels.
Through stories and real-life examples, discover the techniques of global leaders in creativity and design thinking, including India’s Riverside School, Denmark’s Kaospilots, and San Francisco’s Brightworks. Educating for Creativity provides a theoretical framework for creative practice and creative development alongside a practical exploration of how to make creativity in education work from pioneers in the field.
About the author
Educator, author, artist, and keynote speaker Robert Kelly is a recognized leader in the fields of Collaborative Creativity, Creative Development, design thinking for innovation, and transformational educational practice. He is academic coordinator of the Collaborative Creativity and Design Thinking for Innovation graduate program in the Werklund School of Education, and an associate professor at the University of Calgary. Robert has been an invited visiting scholar and keynote speaker at several postsecondary institutions for his work in the field of collaborative creativity.
- Short-listed, Alberta Book of the Year Award, Scholarly and Academic
Other titles by Robert Kelly
Collaborative Creativity Idea Book for Educators
Activities, Tactics and Strategies for Building a Collaborative Culture of Creativity
Educating for Creative Development, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Transforming Education through Design Thinking, Innovation, and Invention
Creative Arts in Research for Community and Cultural Change
Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice
Inquiries for Hope and Change
Creative Expression, Creative Education
Creativity as a Primary Rationale for Education