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Global Creativity Gap

Take a look at this infographic on the Global Creativity Gap for a detailed perspective.

What information surprised you? Does the data match your experience?

This discussion post is part of the Adobe Education Exchange Professional Development Workshop, Creativity in 21st Century Classrooms: Explore Creativity in Today's Classroom.

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David Badgley

Posted on 5/3/15 12:22:15 PM Permalink

The tools by which to voice creative expression have gotten better and better. Adobe,iPads and web based/online learning opportunities afford teachers and students the ability to learn whenever the mood or need arises. Portable apps like Voice and Slate are exceptional in developing confident students.

Sabina Walters

Posted on 4/29/15 10:34:57 AM Permalink

In 2008 my principal showed us all a Ken Robinson about how schools kill creativity. We were all inspired and have, since watching that, in small ways tried to encourage creativity in our classrooms. Here we are in 2015 - still the only information that appears in the newspapers about students when they finish their schooling, is how many achieve over 90% in the standardised test in each school. So I am not surprised by the infographic as we all believe in creativity but are still judged both by parents and the media and he system by test results.

Fredrik Andersson

Posted on 4/14/15 9:31:16 PM Permalink

I'm aiming all work days inspiring for change to happen, to use tools that become creative tools for kids/students in primaryand sec school to produce while learning instead of consuming (which of course is good but we could develop the learning process..), and my goal is that we should reach more like 75% instead of 25% of the time to produce our own learning.

matt tofft

Posted on 2/24/15 4:25:39 AM Permalink

I was most surprised by the creativity gap that only 1 out of 4 people feel they are living up to their creative potential. In my classroom I have subjects (Graphic Art, Animation, Video Production) that lend themselves to creative expression and my students seem to thrive on opportunities to be creative individuals. For years I have pondered the 21st century skill of innovation and how to develop it with students. I am now realizing creativity breeds innovation.

Sandra Hodges

Posted on 2/22/15 2:10:30 AM Permalink

The information does not surprise me at all. I lived a very creative life before I became a teacher. I thought it would be easier to provide diverse assignments and promote creative development than it has been. Presently, I am in a situation - teaching Career Choice where I can promote (and do) creative expression and individual choice for students to do independent work. I find that some students do have lots of creative ideas and tend to pursue them. About 75% of the students struggle with too many choices and lock down when freedom is presented. Consequently, I teach to the entire class - with one project - and allow creative growth in their choice of materials (or subjects) and other agreed upon diversions.

Vickey Bolling-Witt

Posted on 1/20/15 11:54:29 PM Permalink

The information on how we as a society in the United States view our creativity, and our compares to the rest of the world this not surprise me. I believe two thirds of our population value creativity, because we are not encouraged in our education system that this is a valuable asset, we allow it to grow tournament. I believe starting in kindergarten, a large part of the educational system heard students through the process like cattle. They need to maintain a core group of students that they teach to, interview on the fringes – it is difficult to manage given how our educational system is set up. I believe creativity stifled by our educational system as a whole, and in order to make a paradigm shift – we would need smaller classrooms, and improve the quality of our educators to deemphasize about learning, and encourage a more individual, creative approach to education. Our society values productivity more than it values creativity. It pays CEOs and stockbrokers for more money than it does the people who educate them. Until we – as a society – begin to emphasize the creative mind, defenses and how we look, think, and process information – and then teach to that, we will continue on this path. Simply because it the easiest, not the best way to proceed. And as you can see, I could go on and on, so I will stop here.

Michelle Mondragon

Posted on 12/30/14 5:39:54 PM Permalink

The information does not surprise me. Personal experience has shown me how often students are told they are not creative based on others interpretations of what is creative. I’m doing my best to change that at least inside my classrooms.

kiesha poole

Posted on 12/16/14 5:44:53 PM Permalink

I can not say I was surprised by the statistics. While on many levels we seem to value creativity as a culture, are view as to the definition of creativity is very narrow. A mathematician or scientist is just as creative as a dancer, painter or musician; they just have different mediums. We are constantly asked to be more creative to think outside the box, but people forget that creativity is a process. The pacing in the school system does not allow for the creative process to be carried out in functional meaningful way. As a unit we need to decide that communication, teamwork, and critical thinking are 21st centuries skills that the creative process develops; quite honestly we need to put our educational dollars and learning plans where are mouths are.

Samuel Gilkes

Posted on 12/4/14 12:55:35 AM Permalink

I am surprised at Japan being considered the most creative. I lived there from 2001-2003 and the impression I came away with was of a society that almost universally values conformity. I am not surprised that 75% of people feel that their creativity is stifled by the pressure to be productive. I am a Japanese Teacher at a primary (elementary) school and, while I am largely left to myself to create and implement my own curriculum the classroom teachers, on the other hand, have a hard time trying to complete the assessments and lessons that are expected as part of the curriculum they are given. Many of them complain to me that neither they nor their students have time to teach and learn. Teachers are expected to simultaneously "help" their students become proficient at math, science, history, geography, English, languages, music, health & fitness while at the same time “equipping” them with a plethora of skills within each discipline that they must master, irrespective of whether they will need them in the future. Teach them everything so they can become anything. The curriculum aims to provide a well-rounded foundation for future development but, as my colleagues point out, it forces a child's natural intelligence or talent to be sliced up like a pizza and distributed among a variety of guests that they wouldn't necessarily have invited for dinner had it been their choice.

Tracy Shields

Posted on 11/24/14 6:22:39 PM Permalink

The infographic is spot on in my community. Students in my community are controlled early on through sports participation outside of the school setting. The VAPA (visual and performing arts) are not truly implemented until high school. This delays some community, family, and educational beliefs about fostering creativity early and incorporating it into the natural flow of learning and growing from the early stages. For those who have fostered the whole adolescent it is evident in all aspects of their lives from academics, social, physical, and community involvement. The evidence points overwhelmingly to teaching the whole student and challenging them rather than selecting small areas of focus only.

Anbarasi Subramanian

Posted on 11/6/14 2:49:51 AM Permalink

The infographic more less matches with my experience in teaching in Malaysia. Sometimes it is really challenging to get the students to think of something more creatively especially when it comes to writing components.

Michelle Mondragon

Posted on 11/4/14 5:05:56 PM Permalink

None of this information surprises me. I encounter students all the time that say they are not creative. I believe they often are led to think that creative people are all artists.
Even with my own experiences with teaching in a photography department. My boss refers to me as the "nuts and bolts" instructor, really doesn't support my efforts to make my lessons more creative in nature. Would like me to stick to the mechanical and technical aspects of what I teach because to get to much into the "creative" side of using those aspects of the material might put me in competition with the instructor that teaches the "fine art" side of things. Starting to do it anyway.

Karen Thind

Posted on 12/26/14 9:45:40 AM Permalink

I like your first paragraph. I agree that most people see creativity only in art and we all could benefit from seeing examples of creativity in all subject areas.

Alisha Crawford

Posted on 10/26/14 7:22:46 PM Permalink

Actually I'm not too surprised that many do not think themselves creative based on the way education has been taught. For instance in some academic scientific environments, faculty stifle creativity until they get graded or feedback from students then change comes about as they become comfortable with the idea of change. The more powerful, innovative and tech savvy the instructor, teacher, faculty is will determine whether creativity is encouraged.

Yone Santos

Posted on 10/9/14 12:49:09 PM Permalink

I would say it’s very interesting, rather than surprising, that 80% of respondents said that unlocking creativity is critical to economic growth, while 75% said they are under pressure to be productive rather than creative at work. I wonder: Do respondents feel their work does not contribute to economic growth? Do these numbers show that the concept of creativity is not totally clear? All in all, this infographic shows us how important it is to help students understand what creativity is and develop their potential.

jorge barrigon

Posted on 10/6/14 12:34:46 AM Permalink

What surprises me is that only 1 of 4 people think they are to their creative potential and the low percentage of people who think they are creative.

I think that educational systems and employers around the world should be interested in the creative process and us like teachers and instructors should try to use this creative process in our classes.

Heather Smith

Posted on 10/2/14 9:09:40 PM Permalink

I am surprised as the information indicates less creativity in America. I think it shows that we need to look at ourselves and our teaching styles and see what we can do to help fill the gap. I know that over the years of teaching I have seen this gap decrease. I have tried to emphasize creativity into my own teaching.

Mamdouh Samy

Posted on 9/12/14 12:22:55 PM Permalink

I think this statement surprised me the most, "75% of respondents said they are under pressure to be productive rather than creative at work "

Although we know this is true, it's amazing as managers who do this know very well that by having this attitude they don't get the most of their employees and yet continue to act this way!

Kate Jordahl

Posted on 9/9/14 6:14:38 PM Permalink

The information in this graphic was interesting and I know, asked differently as some people pointed out, could come out differently. I think the interesting and important data is the idea that 80% of the respondents think that "unlocking creativity is critical to economic growth" -- I would agree, but our actions in the US and perhaps beyond, so not support this idea. What can we do personally, culturally, nationally and internationally to unlock the potential that the 3 people out of 4 who are not using their creativity? As a teacher in the arts, I am concerned that so many students I meet at the community college level have no sense of creativity as a skill they can build like reading and writing!

patricia wright

Posted on 9/7/14 6:39:45 PM Permalink

I appreciate your critical observations on the research, Julia! I think there needs to be a series of studies completed on different types of creativity. Conducting research on a global definition is not valid.

I, like Leigh, was not surprised by the emphasis of productivity over creativity in the workplace and sadly, in much of our educational experiences, especially past elementary school. The Common Core pretends to promote creative thinking and yet uses linear tests as assessments! As an art teacher I can easily see that this defies common sense. I agree with Lourdes that "accountability wants easy (ways) to measure schools. Creativity is expensive, hard to measure, time consuming and difficult to teach."

Julia Heckles

Posted on 8/22/14 11:10:58 PM Permalink

What surprises me and does it match my experience?

Initially it surprised me that the world perceives Japan and the US as the most creative countries. Then I questioned the reasons for this result. I opened the research document and found that the question was put to 1,000 per country, spread across. I also noted that it was a multiple choice question with Other as an alternative. I feel this guides participants towards a narrowed opinion.

Additionally, I don't know what area of creativity the participants were asked to consider. Somehow it seems to be technological creativeness - perhaps leading to Japan as being perceived as the most creative. If the question were to be fashioned 'what is the most creative country with music?' The answer would be different, perhaps the UK? Alternatively 'what is the most creative country with writing?' perhaps the answer would be Norway? And 'what is the most creative country with film' perhaps the answer would be New Zealand? We could go on - but suffice to say that if we have technology in mind, then of course we may look toward Japan as technologically creative.

Finally, I did some basic research prior to responding to this question and Sweden repeatedly appeared as the most creative country. But we don't know the basis for this. Is this industrial creativity? We don't know. But one thing I like to keep in mind is that the world is bigger than us and certainly bigger than the list of countries on the list. An example, Russia - it could be considered creative?

I did my own verbal questionnaire whereby is asked people, here in London that question about a creative country and the overriding answers where Italy and France. Therefore, the survey does not match my experience.

Vicky North

Posted on 8/20/14 4:04:00 PM Permalink

I totally agree that we are still fostering creative problem solvers here in America. I just returned from a trip to Cupertino and was exposed to people from all over the world coming to this place to be a part of developing the next technology breakthrough products. If their countries nurtured this type creative environment then these people would stay home. America is still offering opportunities for people to think out of the box and develop projects that others can not even conceive the need for. Just visit Facebook, Google, and Apple and see the diversity of the employees.

Barbara Swanner

Posted on 8/9/14 10:47:44 PM Permalink

I am not the least surprised by the results, my daughter just returned from a trip to Japan, and even though she did photograph historic places many of the images were of products and signage that seemed a lot fresher and more creative than things I see here in the states. Entertainment venues for the young seemed not just really exciting, but more futuristic than anything I have seen here, it seems that creativity is given more freedom there, and so it flourishes.

Jan Hunsicker

Posted on 7/28/14 9:30:49 AM Permalink

I was most surprised that the world view seems to have the impression that the US and Japan are leaders in creativity.

Leigh Howser

Posted on 7/21/14 10:24:55 AM Permalink

I am not surprised by some of the statistics in the infographic. In my workplace most people would agree that the pressure is on to be more productive rather than creative. I also believe that the current approach to teaching combined with the introduction of a rigid national curriculum does absolutely nothing towards encouraging and supporting creativity.

uma ravi

Posted on 7/15/14 3:51:54 PM Permalink

This graphic information is not a surprise to me.Teaching in schools have become more syllabus oriented with lot of pressure on students with homework and testing that they have little time to creative thinking.But within the means we try to initiate methods for creativity and inculcate the habit of thinking.

Kathleen Bailey

Posted on 7/15/14 3:44:15 PM Permalink

I was surprised that Japan is viewed as the most creative by the five countries surveyed and that most of the creativity in the U.S. is defined through New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

This does not match my perspective. I am dismayed by the standardized form testing that drove education in the U.S. in our recent past; however, I am encouraged by the willingness of teachers to create new ways of student learning with creative expressions and using the common core as a driver.

Karen Ellis

Posted on 7/15/14 10:50:06 AM Permalink

I am not surprised that only 25% of work time is being creative at work. Marketing departments do that is the attitude for most organisations. Workplaces are driven around profits and outcomes. But if people had more thinking and creative time new ideas could be generated that could change how we work.

Bhuvana Sriram

Posted on 7/14/14 4:02:20 PM Permalink

I am not surprised by the graphic information. We teachers are assessed by the results and that itself is a great pressure on us to venture on creativity in every work that we do. Also we have to focus on the curriculum that we have to complete in a stipulated time. But in spite of this we are trying to inculcate and impart education using creativity which satisfies the time slot of our lesson plan.

Lourdes Fuller

Posted on 7/13/14 11:31:28 PM Permalink

How can schools be more creative when all the subject areas that can not be assessed linearly with a multiple choice tests are being eliminated???? Political pressure and accountability want easy to measure schools. Creativity is expensive, hard to measure, time consuming and difficult to teach.

deston tanner

Posted on 7/13/14 8:47:40 PM Permalink

Has anyone made a business case for increasing creativity in their company?

Frank Vandenburg

Posted on 7/13/14 3:22:29 AM Permalink

I wonder if the people answering the questions took into account all of the various types of creative activity or just those traditionally associated with the arts or certain new technologies. I think sometimes that those societies with more challenges foster much more creativity in finding solutions even though it is creativity in areas not traditionally thought of as creative.

Stephanie Davidson

Posted on 7/5/14 11:28:35 PM Permalink

The graphic description of creative potential really did not surprise me. It definitely reveals the countries that have the most creativity are the countries that have the most innovation.

Ernest Whiteman

Posted on 6/26/14 2:37:58 PM Permalink

I have seen this infographic before in my work as a mentor with AYV and working in the classrooms, can only agree that we do not leave a lot of room for creativity when students have so much studying for the test and testing to do. We try to foster creativity in the moments. By that I mean, we are aware we do not have a lot of time and some state that creativity takes time, but if we can lead a discussion or project to a specified end, most times, ideas will spark and the students will see that they can be creative as well. This infographic is a great discussion starter.

Matthew Stephens

Posted on 6/23/14 9:15:07 PM Permalink

Creativity is often limited by the need to develop solutions within limited time frames. Students are having more and more crammed into their curriculum and are utilising a near enough is good enough approach to project based tasks. Their digital world is so dominant and pre programmed - their expectation is that this should flow into the other areas of their lives.

Phil Feain

Posted on 6/19/14 7:47:44 AM Permalink

I am not surprised by the fact that 75% of respondents say that they are under pressure to be productive rather than creative at work. The issue about the lack of creativity is that ultimately we are all measured against productivity and results. Be it work or school we are attempting to meet goals within a certain period of time. We have to meet quotas. Performance reviews, surveys, budgets and people reapplying for their jobs. The fact is that we have to be productive in order to get results. Some people have to do this in order to keep their job or to get a bonus. Students have to get results to move to the next level or to get the course of choice at their university of choice. Productivity is ultimately about competition and money.

Creativity on the other hand takes time. It is not always tangible and therefore not easy to measure the benefits, especially in the short term. It is often about a little bit of trial and error and sometimes failure. We don't seem to like failure within education and we definitely don't like it in the workplace. Creativity involves risk and productivity does not support risks. Is it fair to say that productivity can come at the expense of creativity?

Lana Powers

Posted on 6/17/14 1:54:11 PM Permalink

The information did not surprise me and it is consistent with my experience. One example is the data on which U.S. cities are seen as creative - New York, San Francisco, and LA - those that Americans deem as 'artsy'. Creativity is seen as being directly related to the arts and it will take creative education to change this mindset.

Eliot Attridge

Posted on 6/4/14 7:15:59 AM Permalink

I'd be interested in seeing a greater proportion of the world sampled- only 5 countries were surveyed (US, UK, Germany, France and Japan). What about places like Australia and NZ? Spain and Italy? Brazil and Argentina?

Creativity is often not emphasised enough in subjects outside of the arts. In science, for example, the great scientists were all creative- you have to be to come up with some original, inspirational ideas.

Rosie Watkins

Posted on 6/4/14 6:41:49 AM Permalink

It is surprising that although two thirds value creativity, we still don't seem to place an emphasis on developing it in our children. Only 25% will actually spend time themselves developing their creative abilities. There needs to be a major shift in way we think for our children sake.

Karen Henchy

Posted on 3/26/14 11:31:26 PM Permalink

I was surprised that globally Japan is seen as being the most creative country.

In regards to does the data match my experience:

In my opinion students today are not using their creative minds in their studies, fortunately educators can help students learn to create and take ownership of their academic achievements.

Manuel Moya

Posted on 3/26/14 3:48:57 PM Permalink

What information surprised you?

Answer: The information that surprised me was that only 80% of people feel that unlocking creativity is critical to economic growth. I think this is a must (100%) to achieve economic growth. The companies/corporations that once were successful and were satisfied with their achievements and opt to stay in the safe zone without implementing new ideas are no longer in business or are close to disappearing.

Does the data match your experience?

Answer: The data does not surprise me. As an instructor I can perceive the lack of creativity with my students. They are constantly being fed by media, TV, Internet, smart phones, etc. I believe they are not challenged enough to develop their creativity, but rather being told what to do. As a design instructor is my duty to tamper in those now suppressed skills and bring them to life.

Brad Woolley

Posted on 3/19/14 2:33:47 PM Permalink

The issue with bringing creativity into the the forefront of education, at least from my experience, is multi-pronged. Throughout my thirty-seven years of teaching I have seen funding for education significantly reduced. Schools are being forced into the proverbial step-sister role. Additionally the decision makers in education still tend to be those who are furthest removed from the classroom. I would not dream of trying to tell a lawyer how to best effect change in the legal system and yet non-educational professionals continue to decide what is best for my students. Then there is the paradigms of a vast majority of educators themselves. Most realize the system is an antiquated and ineffective system and yet they continue to do what they did last year, and the year before, and the year before, because change is hard and uncomfortable. Change dictates that one must be will to say: "I don't know but let's find out together." Change requires not a modification of one's paradigms but a complete and total revolution of ideas. Creativity in a collaborative and communicative learning environment is as alien to traditional education as peace is to diplomacy.

Rafiq Elmansy

Posted on 3/10/14 2:13:21 PM Permalink

I am pursuing my master degree in design management from UK and I agree with Oran Blackwood. UK is understanding their creative skills and trying to focus on it as a competency point against the emerging economies. Recently, I published a reading for Sir. George Cox review of Creativity in UK Economy ( A reference to the review is added in the bibliography section.

The info graphics reading is interesting but the findings are against what we see. countries like Germany and UK should have more share in creativity than it appears in the graphs. The number of inventions, Noble prize winners, creative products, creative education, and other facts make the infographic data little bit not logical.

Oran Blackwood

Posted on 3/5/14 9:52:58 PM Permalink

As a Londoner living in the East End I am surprised that the world and people living in the UK don't see that the British lack creativity. I am surrounded by creative people. But with a education minister that has made his personal mission to remove creative subjects from the national curriculum I can see the world overlooking us as a creative nation.

Olu Ojuroye

Posted on 1/24/14 10:12:32 AM Permalink

I think the idea that American is still the best creative country in the world according to the Global Creativity Gap is a statement of the past. Creativity is everywhere in every country nowadays. China is moving faster now than expected. The best electric cars are being designed elsewhere outside America too.

Olu Ojuroye

Jean Discorfano

Posted on 11/15/13 10:10:20 PM Permalink

I don't agree that Japan is the global leader in creativity. I think if the youngest students were given the opportunity to use more of their creativity and less of the rigid rules of learning they will happier and turn into better students in later years of school. I am not saying to not follow rules but schoolsb and workplace should allow the people to feel free to be creative.

Luise Grice

Posted on 11/10/13 6:47:33 AM Permalink

I feel that it is the students who need to be guiding us in what it is that inspires them, motivates them and what they like. Some may even be able to tell us how best they learn. Society doesn't enable or allow children to be children - free to express themselves. It is up to us to encourage and enable this in a safe and nurturing environment.

Luise G


Paul Callaghan

Posted on 9/6/13 11:48:42 AM Permalink

I think that the curriculum has to catch up with project based learning. The current school day consists of 6 x 50 minute periods five days a week. This is fractured eduction with no consistency between lessons. I think the primary or elementary school approach to learning the big picture is a keystone for all education.

Karen Thind

Posted on 12/26/14 9:43:30 AM Permalink

I agree. One struggle with project based learning is getting parents (who grew up in a very linear style education) to understand and accept a more creative and individual type learning.

Don Hoye

Posted on 8/28/13 8:45:20 PM Permalink

it's a shame we have to measure our students by standardized testing. I understand we need to know what they know, but we are not measuring how they apply that learning.

But to get into a collage they have to have the right "marks"

Once they get there, maybe, they will have the chances to apply their imaginations, ie; be creative.

Belinda Caulfield

Posted on 8/28/13 2:30:53 PM Permalink

When working with staff I often get the impression from staff that they do not have the time to be creative in lessons as a large amount of time is taken up with paperwork and marking. Staff are under a lot of pressure from inspectors, heads of faculty and learners to incorporate ILT, numeracy, literacy, and other elements that make up the course. With strict criteria there is little room for creativity especially if learners are being told they must use specific tools/packages to achieve the outcomes. For students to start being creative we need to ensure the staff are creative with their delivery, this may be achieved with team work and support for staff and students and encourage and demonstrate new ideas and examples of how creativity is being demonstrated in other sectors or establishments. I have seen some great examples on creativity whilst working through this course and will try to embed them into my staff development sessions. I think the statistics reflect the true outcome of creativity in the classroom, it is often dismissed to achieve outcomes and qualifications.

O Valdivia

Posted on 8/12/13 4:57:47 AM Permalink

Students have to be expose to real life situations and be given the opportunity to think own their own. The need to be allowed to be creative if we want them to be effective in this competitive global community. Students are not really competing among schools, state, or the nation. Students are competing with the world.

Star Mitrani

Posted on 8/12/13 4:37:08 AM Permalink

Statistics are demonstrating that we need to put more emphasis on creativity in education and less stress on educators to show students' progress via standardized testing.

Colleen Velasquez

Posted on 8/5/13 1:06:27 AM Permalink

I was surprised to see Japan is seen as a creativity leader globally; it's a little counter-intuitive. However, it does say that Americans think we are the most creative. I also thought it was interesting that 75% of the respondents thought there is more pressure to be productive than creative. What this tells me is that there is a class distinction going on between those who have been allowed to be creative (they get to put on the pressure) and those who have not been allowed (they are the worker bees). Now, society has pretty much always had this distinction (I teach history, by the way). Further, this leads me to think we cannot all be creative because we need worker bees. However, a link between productivity and creativity could push the "creative elite" for lack of a better term, to allow and even encourage them to reward creativity on the job. Interesting topic.

Robin Pence

Posted on 7/24/13 12:33:15 AM Permalink

The statistics are interesting. I feel that my job requires me to be creative - always. Working with students, inspiring teachers, this is very much a part of what I do. It is frustrating when I do not see it in others, those who are content to just keep doing what they have to in order to get through the school year, having lost their own passion for what they do. I love seeing these statistics though too, because they are important for educators and administrators to have serious conversations about in relationship to the curriculum and what we provide for our students. It is important for us to help students follow their passions, to take risks in their learning, and see where they can take us all.

Dara Zimmer

Posted on 7/18/13 7:03:15 PM Permalink

Overall, my thoughts on the information given is just an eyebrow raiser. The idea that the majority of the people poled think that creativity is valuable is not surprising combined with the idea that a quarter of those polled also feel that they do not live up to their creative potential. The US has a habit of saying one thing and doing another: In that, if they thought creativity was so valuable, they would arm their children and young adults with the confidence and the tools to create.

Gabriel Ochoa Rojas

Posted on 7/18/13 1:29:50 PM Permalink

Sorry but i must write in Spanish.

Los datos estadísticos, nos muestran que se hace necesario, cambiar los modelos de enseñanza-aprendizaje, los contenidos curriculares y se hace urgente incluir y desarrollar laboratorios dirigidos a estimular la creatividad como eje principal en el desarrollo de competencias laborales. Todo lo anterior para responder de manera adecuada a las exigencias del mundo moderno en lo referente al uso de nuevas tecnologías, que requieren profesionales especializados, ágiles, entregados a la investigación y desarrollo. Esto debe implementarse desde la formación básica primaria.

Lesa Thompson

Posted on 6/2/13 12:42:57 AM Permalink

I can't say I'm surprised by the information presented in the graphic--only saddened that as standardization continues to be the juggernaut that destroys education, more and more of what I am being forced to do in the classroom seems to move me and my students further and further away from real creativity.