Inventiveness--the bridge between inventions and innovations--gives students license to use their creative imagination. And today's classrooms need more of it.

During ISTE 2018, educational technologist Kathy Schrock presented a variety of tools and strategies to help boost inventiveness in the classroom.

Invention is the creation of a product or the introduction of a process for the first time, while innovation occurs if someone improves on an existing product or process. The link between those two, Schrock said, is inventiveness--the ability to brainstorm, to be flexible, to elaborate, and to see original ideas come to fruition.

A few questions can pinpoint...

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