Business schools almost universally claim to enable creative thinkers, game-changers, and unicorn raisers—but are they fostering entrepreneurship the right way? The world needs creative entrepreneurs—inventors of ground-breaking concepts or products that can improve lives and change the way we live and work. In a world where industries vanish in a generation and humanity is threatened by environmental catastrophe, human creativity is no longer a … [Read more...] about Dismantling the Barriers to Creative Entrepreneurship
Creativity in Education:
One of the quiet hallmarks of the 21st century has been an "increasing number of countries have emphasized creativity in their official curricula." This section of The Riverside Quarterly considers the research and implementation of practices across the across the academic spectrum.
In recent years, educators have focused on developing students’ critical thinking skills, rather than their creative thinking. Critical thinking has been valued more in schools because it prioritizes being objective, skeptical, and resourceful before making decisions. Peter Facione defines critical thinking as “purposeful, reflective judgment which manifests itself in reasoned consideration of evidence, context, methods, standards, and … [Read more...] about Fostering Creative Thinkers