David Whitebread and Marisol Basilio, in their essay “Play, culture and creativity”, explain that play is ubiquitous in humans and that every child in every culture plays. A key adaptive advantage of the long period [READ MORE]
This is the first in my thinking series exploring the Cultures of Creativity essays published by the LEGO Foundation, and their relevance to schools and learning organisations.
I recently discovered the above quote from John Maynard Keynes, an influential English economist, about the challenge of thinking creatively. It got a bunch of attention on Twitter and seemed to really resonate with people, as [READ MORE]
I discovered the Google Ngram Viewer from this TED Talk by Erez Lieberman Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel who are both fellows at Harvard University and Visiting Faculty at Google. They created the tool to analyse the millions [READ MORE]
By analysing over 500 billion words the Google Books Ngram Viewer allows you to compare the history of terminology and language from approximately 5 million digitised books. The graph above shows my search [READ MORE]