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Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Power of Why? Critical Thinking and Creativity

Posted: March 31, 2014-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: critical thinking

    Socrates is often considered to be one of the fathers of critical thinking. As one of the greatest logicians of all time, he used his considerable mental prowess to quiz his students with his namesake methodology – Socratic Questioning. Socrates once said,“ I know that I know nothing.” And Socratic Questions encourages us […]

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Green Eggs and Handcuffs: How Constraints Drive Creativity

Posted: March 12, 2014-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: creativity, constraints-Tags: creativity, creative thinking, creative constraints

  Imagine you were challenged to write a book using a limited selection of words. You could use them as many times as needed to tell your story, but you’d be limited to the number you agreed upon. How many would you need? One thousand? Challenging, but certainly doable. Five hundred? A little tougher, but […]

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