I decided to break it down and I came to my own conclusion. I see creativity as a process. There is a beginning, which is the task or problem and the end is an original creation or result. The process in the middle is creativity. This process incorporates a range of different skills. When you look at these skills it soon becomes apparent why creativity is so important. This process contributes to the development of learning skills.
Digital technology has created new methods and strategies which assist students and teachers to develop their creativity and provide engaging learning environments.
Here is a visual representation I have made of my perception of creativity.
The Process of Creativity