The SEED Framework for Cultivating Creativity
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Creativity is an essential resource for fueling the future. As educators think about innovation and progress, they must also examine long-held assumptions and narratives about creativity. Too often innovative educational experiences favor young people from more privileged backgrounds and lack diversity of perspective and context. This entry offers a new pedagogical framework for developing creativity in a more collaborative, distributed, and equitable way. The SEED Framework for Cultivating Creativity is a paradigm intentionally designed to incorporate inclusivity and justice as considerations in the creative classroom. Building on contemporary creativity research, the SEED framework offers a practical and replicable process for ideation across a wide variety of environments and situations. The framework is built around four core pathways for creative thinkers to explore; (1) Social interactions, (2) life Experiences, (3) Environmental influences, and (4) Discoveries, that...