Literature 34: Creativity for All: One On One with Austin Kleon


Austin Kleon has been called “one of the brightest new minds on the creative landscape” and “positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet.” So how did a bright kid from rural Ohio achieve those accolades? He shared his work – and he thinks you should, too. In this inspiring one on one interview, Kleon shares advice and insight from “Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered,” the best-selling follow-up to his previous book, “Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative.”

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 299: Cross Curricular Activity--Evaluating Pre-Recorded Interviews

This cross-curricular teacher tool, accompanying the video above, is designed to get students thinking about: 1) how pre-recorded interviews can be used to learn information on topics such as those discussed in the video, and 2) the effectiveness of this interview specifically in helping their learning on this topic as well as the effectiveness (strengths and weaknesses) of interviews in general as a source of information.


Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.