#291 – AI and the 4 Cs: Creativity

Tech Talk For Teachers May 28, 2024 16 min

AI and the 4 Cs: Creativity

In today’s episode, we’ll explore ways to use generative AI tools to inspire and enhance creativity in the K–12 classroom.

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Paul Beckermann
PreK–12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast Host

Creating the Conditions for Creativity

In his article, Generative AI and Creative Learning: Concerns, Opportunities, and Choices, Mitchel Resnick outlines what he calls the Four P’s of Creative Learning:

  • Projects
  • Passion
  • Peers
  • Play

Classroom Experiences to Inspire Creativity With AI

  • Brainstorm.
  • Overcome brain block.
  • Solve a local problem.
  • “Phone a friend.”
  • Scaffold an art project.
  • Document AI use.
  • Use AI as a coach.
  • Do something impossible.
  • Evaluate ideas.
  • Provide a spark.

For more information about AI, explore the following AVID Open Access article collection: AI in the K–12 Classroom.