Teachers Make Time for Creativity

Here's how an entire school got a boost from the Creative Sprint 30-day challenge.

Short Pump Middle School is a highly ranked public school in Henrico County, Virginia. Despite the excellent academic performance of the school, the leadership we met with felt a fresh approach was needed to fully prepare students for long-term success. Principal Thomas McAuley explains, “We are in the midst of a culture change, and change doesn’t occur overnight, but each step is moving us toward a culture of creativity, which will lend itself to more student engagement and deeper student understanding of the material being taught.”

In a professional development workshop with Artist Noah Scalin, we introduced Short Pump teachers to the concept of creativity as a practice and invited them to participate our upcoming Creative Sprint.

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