Creativity and Innovation
What is it?
- Demonstrating originality and inventiveness in work
- Developing, implementing, and communicating new ideas to others
- Being open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives
- Acting on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs
Creativity and Innovation in Mrs. Smoke's Room
Creativity is a large component of many activities and projects we do in class. Often I pair writing activities with visual art components such as photography, drawing, or video production, or musical components such as song compositions. My goal is for students to tap into their creative side as much as possible.
Common Core Correlation
Writing is the foundation for creativity in the Common Core Standards. Students are asked to: