Creativity for Entrepreneurs: 4 Tips

For some entrepreneurs, a great “aha” moment is the spark that leads to the formation of their company. But just one ‘aha’ isn’t going to do it. Once you’re up and running, you may need new products, a better way to deal with your hotheaded...

Summer STE[+a]M Classes in San Diego

UC San Diego K-12 and La Jolla Country Day are happy to offer four such courses this summer at La Jolla Country Day School. Students must enroll in two of the courses - one for the morning session (9:00 am - 12:00 noon) and one for the...

It’s All About Creativity

This movement by California matches the legislation signed by the governor of Massachusetts last spring, and is much like a bill working its way through the state legislature in Oklahoma to also establish a creativity index. Equally significant, Maine, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Colorado...

STEM Education In America Is Half-Brained And A Four-Letter Word

The education system in America has been hijacked by the left-brain, convergent thinking Sputnik generation of leadership who fail to recall how imagination coupled with basic skills of reading, writing and mathematics was our country’s formula for success in winning the race to the moon....

UCSD STE[+a]M – Art and Science Have a Chat in ‘ANOMALIA’

In scientific research, an anomalous finding can be cast aside because it falls outside of the typical and does not fit cleanly in a normal distribution curve. This very deviation is the premise for the “ANOMALIA” exhibition at the University Art Gallery Feb. 16 through...

The Rainforest, Our Rainforest

What do the creative industries need most to economically flourish? We need to be the core of a new kind of creative economic ecosystem. One that supports the spreading of our creative wealth to help ourselves and others achieve economic growth and develop a culture...

What Does Teaching Creativity Look Like?

Do you see yourself as a creative person? Our current standardized approach to teaching and learning tends to slot students students into silos—art-school types on one side and analytical thinkers on the fast track to law school on the other—so our society has a pretty...