Sample Video 129: 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.”

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.