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Invention and reinvention: How ‘gamification’ could revolutionise creative thinking in the workplace

Coming up with a good creative idea is hard. We do not fully understand how this process works, but there are certain techniques that have proved successful in fostering creativity, such as …
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Camp Invention expands area students’ creative minds

Jeremy Jaczko may have just finished the fifth grade at Eastern Elementary School, but he already knows he wants to work for NASA. He got a chance Monday to flex his scientific and creative muscles as …
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Creative ideas brought to life in school district’s Invention Convention

From a hands-free rolling backpack to a motor-powered fan attachment for a smartphone during those hot summer days, students took a step further in the La Cañada Unified School District’s expanding science curriculum on Tuesday at the inaugural Invention …
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The mother of re-invention: How Belichick, Patricia got creative with banged-up front

FOXBORO — Bill Belichick finished off his postgame press conference last weekend with a comment that seemed rooted in a couple of the football virtues he espouses most. It was both “next man up” and “the more you can do . . .” all wrapped into a quick two …
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A mom’s creative invention for pediatric cancer patients

“Sleevies” not only helped her own son, but kids suffering from cancer everywhere. At only 15 months old, Caroline Chang’s son was diagnosed with stage four neuroblastoma and tested positive for N-MYC amplification, which is associated with more …
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Youngsters of invention: Kids get creative at summer camp

Nash Waterford’s Superbot3000 can do anything you want it to do. It can bake cookies and do your homework. It can play video games and soccer. It’s part playmate and part helper, Nash said — even though it’s only made of cardboard and duct tape.
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