What We Know About Creativity (4Cs Research Series)

From the introduction: "Creativity is widely acknowledged to be a key 21st century skill, and it is included in many countries’ lists of desired college and career-ready outcomes for students...The well-documented, shifting global paradigm from manufacturing to knowledge-based to innovation economies makes the ability to solve problems creatively a necessary skill for educational and workforce success...The purpose of this research brief is to review the state of the art regarding conceptual, enhancement, and assessment issues regarding creativity and innovation, with an emphasis on educational applications."

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This resource provides useful information on the importance of supporting creativity in classrooms. It also provides useful suggestions for supporting and enhancing creative thinking in classrooms in terms of intervention, assessment, and evaluation. This resource would be helpful for teachers and those who support teachers in integrating creative processes into daily instruction and into classroom culture.