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  • 1. *some non-digital activities were also added (upon request)Marisa Constantinides,Teacher Educator - Director of CELT AthensTeacher Development Centre
  • 2. Brainstorm as many unsual uses of this object with your team You win if you have more than the other team but the uses must be unusual!@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 3. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 4. Creative potential Language UseMarisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 5. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 6. fact fact fact Correct fact fact Answer fact fact fact@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / City & Guilds 2012
  • 7. Answer 1 Answer Answer 7 2Answer Stimulus Answer 6 3 Answer 4 Answer 6 Answer 5 @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / City & Guilds 2012
  • 8. Based on processing fact of facts fact fact Only one correct answer possible Correct factfact Answer Uniquely determined by language material fact fact fact @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 9. Multiple answers possible Answer 1 Answer Answer 2 7 Variety of correct Answer Stimulus Answer 6 3 answers possible Answer Answer 4 6Not totally determined Answer 5by language provided @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 10. fact Answer 1 Answer fact fact Answer 2 7 Corre Answer Stimulus ct fact Answerfact 6 3 Answ er Answer Answer 4 fact 6 fact Answer 5 fact @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 11. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 12. Aspects of Creative Thinking @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 13. Elements of Relationship to creative Language Production behaviourFluency Ability to produce large Easy & ready flow of talk; numbers of ideas production of sustained talkFlexibility Ability to produce Ability to follow & respond diverse ideas (not the to changes in conversation; same kind)Elaboration Ability to add on to and Ability to avoid simplistic embellish an already responses; ability to existing idea improve set phrases and embellish them; useful for writingOriginality Ability to produce Ability to produce novel uncommon, clever utterances; avoidance of ideas clichés @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 14. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 15. What’s on the other half of the picture? Describe it to a friend who must draw it@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 16. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 17. What’s on the other half of the picture?@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 18. Improvise a conversation with all three people What are they saying? What are they thinking?@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 19. An idea inspired by Spike Milligan’s totally mad captions in his book “Transports of Delight”, Sidgwick and Jackson; First Edition edition (1974) Write a strange/crazy caption@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 20. Here is what Spike Milligan wrote in his book Transport of Delight@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 21. How I met the Queen! The joke which made the queen laughA day in the life of Advice I was given(one of the before I met theladies) Queen @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012 @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / City & Guilds 2011
  • 22. Picture Karaoke
  • 23. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr - ISTEK Schools International Conference 2010
  • 24. e.g. a. Keep asking questions b. Keep making statements or c. Avoid asking questions @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 25. e.g.• In a group, discuss the winning film at the Oscars but adopt a different role each, e.g. a policeman outside the Academy Awards building, a famous film director, another contestant who lost, a film critic, etc. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 26. Brainstorming: List as many words/ideas/phrases as you can connected to – Rain – Space travel @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / City & Guilds 2011
  • 27.  Take opposing sides to a problem, e.g. ◦ for & against eating ice creams Hold an argument contradicting each other for as long as you possibly can. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / City & Guilds 2011
  • 28.  You were seen chewing the Choose a predicament for each member of chewing the corner of a carpet in the opposing team a furniture shop Challenge them You were seen gluing apples to a with it tree outside your house at Best explanation wins! midnight You were seen sticking knives and forks into your front lawn @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 29. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 30. Hold a conversation with a partner – each one of you has one of these two preoccupations – try to draw the conversation to yours without interrupting in a rude way. Record your conversation on your mobile phone – use video as well if you have itMarisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 31. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 32. So far, we have looked at activities which ‘practise’ aspects ofcreativity singly or in combination of two or three.Time to show you a number of online/digital activities which offerpractice opportunities of the ‘whole skill’ Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 33. • It’s important to increase % of creative as most class materials (and coursebook materials, notably) focus on Lower Order Thinking Skills – LOTS according to Blooms (revised) taxonomyof educational objectives shown below Creating Evaluating Analyzing Applying Understanding Remembering
  • 34. • Some online resources which respond well to the different educational objectives in Bloom’s taxonomy Ted talks, you tube, chats. twitter, emails, ppts prezis Pecha Kuchas Facebook, twitter, forums, blog comments Google search, wikipedia, e- books Classroom Communication activities, collaborative projects Reading / listening comprehension/ picking language out of authentic date Mnemonics, contextualisation, imagery, associations, Book marking, Evernote (summarising, Curating
  • 35. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 36. Look at the headline; brainstorm as many YES/NO questions as you can in 3 mins.Ask your teacher (who will answer but only with a YES or a NO) Watch the related video by following this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvkC4t2d9Ok Write a short report after watching the news programme Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 37. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012www.fodey.com Edutech
  • 38. • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/18/serene-branson-speaks-abo_n_824939.html Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 39. a. Expansion activitiese.g. a. Ask as many questions as you can about this picture (YES/NO questions) Then read the article on the next page and check for answers Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 40. You win a point if the text does NOT answer the question – you lose a point if it DOES  From the Guardian WeeklyMarisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 41. Rewrite the story using all the new facts which you added to it@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 42. Screenshots of two students collaborating using www.primarypad.com Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 43. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 44. Places
  • 45. People
  • 46. Objects
  • 47. Situations
  • 48. Collaborative Stories http://storybird.com/books/my-friends-and-their-pets/ Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 49. Creating Animations •Xtranormal •Creaza •Animoto •Voicethread •Goanimatehttp://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/2010/10/27/animated-stories/(a useful blog post) http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/6272529/fu ture-tenses A video made by students Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 50. Music Videos -Work With the LyricsSong Lyrics jumbled up – Sswrite own lines using words
  • 51.  In plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVnfyradCPY Bombay TV Overstream Students’ own productions emailed or uploaded to You Tube An example of how a student can prepare and deliver a 1-min monologue (with props if needed) as a famous artist or scientist Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 52. Ss draw images andmake a video of asong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur0OMTHKRKk Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  • 53. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 54. An article for teacher educators and teacher self-help groupshttp://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/2010/04/13/the-art-of-being-creative @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / Brazil TESOL Edutech 2012
  • 55. My email info@celt.edu.gr My Twitter ID http://twitter.com/Marisa_C My Centre www.celt.edu.gr My Blogs http://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/ http://celtathens.wordpress.com/ More about mehttp://www.celt.edu.gr/Marisa_Constantinides.htm
  • 56. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr / City & Guilds 2011