Creativity Becomes an Academic Discipline

This article from the NYT explores some of the new creativity programs throughout the country.  It makes good sense.  Simply put, we need to be creative to solve problems.  As the article points out, we’ve used the term “critical thinking” for some time – it was THE essential skill.  Creativity takes it a bit further.  Don’t just think about how it can be better, make it better.   “The world may be full of problems, but students presenting projects for Introduction to Creative Studies have uncovered a bunch you probably haven’t thought of.”

via Creativity Becomes an Academic Discipline – NYTimes.com.