Keith Sawyer Interview ( audio )
1. You have written and presented extensively on creativity and the science of learning. How and why did you become interested in these areas?
2. Can you explain why you believe creativity and collaboration are key elements of an education?
3. Can you discuss how you believe creativity and collaboration are linked?
4. What key things do you think educators should know about the science of learning, and why?
5. Can you give some suggestions of how educators can foster creativity?
6. What would you suggest to educators to help foster collaboration?
7. Last year we had the pleasure of hearing you speak and you described an example of creativity, collaboration, and innovation about the Monopoly game invention. Could you tell us about that?
8. You also talked about brainstorming and some of the misconceptions about brainstorming. Would you discuss that a little bit for us?
9. Learning about the brain and how it works has become very, very popular. In fact, that's what this issue is about. Do you have any suggestions for educators about how to use this research effectively?