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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 gets kids thinking, creating, planning for future

Imagine that a new planet is found. What would it take to get there and what might be required to make it hospitable to humans? What everyday items might be assembled to protect you from theft? Or better yet, can you invent and market something so amazing …
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How creative thinking led to the invention of bandages, ear warmers, Life-Savers and the Frisbee

We take many everyday items for granted, but when these items were introduced to the market, they were anything but ordinary. Have you ever wondered how you got along without a specific product, a must-have invention … or the latest version of your …
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Camp Invention gets kids thinking creatively

Two local school districts are putting an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) lessons this summer with Camp Invention. Pleasantview Elementary School in Red Lion is in its fourth year of participating in the program, while …
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Lake Mills students put their critical thinking skills to use

Third-graders Bailey Dagestad and Natalie Nyguard presented their invention of a mailbox with a remote-controlled car at the bottom. A controller directed the mailbox to its destination. The girls said the idea for the invention was sparked when they were …
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Camp Invention promotes innovative thinking and creativity

Every summer, students have an opportunity to show off their creativity at Camp Invention. Partnering with the National Inventors Hall of Fame, the 25th annual Camp Invention offered 105 campers a variety of different activities helping them to think …
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