Creativity and the Common Core

Creating a work-climate that stimulates the kind of thinking necessary for crossing curriculum domains.

A person thinking about the concept of creativity in schools might conjure up images of

talented and gifted students engaging in music and art or the whimsical nature of students

playing in the schoolyard. Creative behavior in schools, however, is more than students painting

swirls in bright colors and role-playing with imaginary friends. Creativity also occurs in adult

work situations that involve teachers working with colleagues across subject domains.

Dr. Larry Audet

Superintendent, Adjunct Professor, Consultant

Education Creation Group

Creativity in an Organization:

Webb's Depth of Knowledge is a tool for teachers to use when identifying existing and new elements of cognitive depth. Teachers are now being asked to create rich environments where all students deepen their thinking and increase their creative potential.

A Creative Who is Leading for Creativity

Leading for creativity requires wisdom and can be scaled from personal passion to a public value.


Leading for Collective Creativity by Managing the Social Environment in Schools


What Creativity Used to Mean and What in Now Means


Problem Finding -  Finding the Right Problem

Creative people solve complex problems using novel and useful ideas. One powerful creativity skill is the ability to .....