Creativity in Play

Steve and Mary Alice

United States, EnglishEducation

Exploring the importance of creativity, play and imagination across society. Hosted by Steven Dahlberg and Mary Alice Long, Ph.D. Produced by the International Centre for Creativity and Imagination, in partnership with the National Creativity Network. ... 'The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.' – Carl Jung

On-Demand Episodes

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We'll explore the early learning link between the body and the brain and how to guide this connection in young children. Our guests are Gill Connell and Cheryl McCarthy, authors of the new book, A Moving Child is a Learning Child: How... more
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We'll explore with Michael Conforti and Loralee Scott-Conforti how to understand and tap into the creative unconscious, how creativity can be better understood from an interdisciplinary perspective, and the role that archetypes play in... more
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We'll explore with Karyn Lu how she is making Turner Broadcasting more playful and creative -- with inspiration from her parents' childhood in China and her own experience as an immigrant. Karyn will share specific play activities... more
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We'll explore creativity, learning, art, democracy and more with artist and gallery owner Kimberly Camp. As an artist, Kimberly's paintings and dolls have been shown throughout the US in over 100 solo and group exhibitions. As an arts... more
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We'll explore Lois Holzman's new book, The Overweight Brain: How Our Obsession with Knowing Keeps Us from Getting Smart Enough to Make a Better World, and how she is writing it publicly through social media. Plus, we'll talk... more
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We'll explore the "Playtime in Africa" project and Mmofra Foundation's work in Ghana with Rachel Phillips and Amowi Phillips.
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We'll explore the concept of "pop-up play" for children, what it means to be a play worker, the developmental needs of children, and the idea of play in general with Morgan Leichter-Saxby, playwork training developer for Pop-Up Adventrure Play.
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We'll explore how humane education can change the way we think about education, and why developing solutionaries can help us create more good and less harm in our communities. Our guest is Zoe Weil, co-founder and... more
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We'll explore what it takes to create innovators, starting in school, with Tony Wagner, the author of Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change The World. We'll look at why innovation is today's most essential... more
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