Goal 21: Encouraging Creativity in the Classroom #30Goals

Goal 21 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2011

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”~ Scott Adams


Short-term– Have a lesson where your students are allowed and encouraged to explore several options and discuss which one was a success and which not so successful.

Long-term– Support an art, music, or drama, or other creative program in your school. If the school is lacking a program then help students create an event/club that supports creativity. For example, in my church we hosted monthly open mic shows and served coffee and snacks to raise money.

My Creative Dabbles! What are yours?

My Machinima of an Art Exhibit in Second Life

Find some of my poetry and stories at my blog, Spotted Minds.


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Support creativity in your schools.

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