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  • Creative Thinking:
    Inventing the Possible
    presented by Linda Nitsche
    session website: http://inventingthepossible.wikispaces.com
  • what is creativity?
  • Who is creative?Raise your hand.
  • nurture creativity
  • fear
  • barriers
  • barrier
    bridge
  • creative frameworks
    Torrance
    deBono
    SCAMPER
  • paultorrance
  • incubation
  • 11
  • Innovative
    (Divergent Thinking)
    Fluency
    Originality
    Resistance to Premature Closure
    Adaptive
    Elaboration
    Abstractnes of Titles
    Emotional Expressiveness, Storytelling Articulateness, Movement or Action, Expressiveness of Titles, Synthesis of Incomplete Figures, Synthesis of Lines or Circles, Unusual Visualization, Internal Visualization, Extending or Breaking Boundaries, Humor, Richness of Imagery, Colorfulness of Imagery, & Fantasy.
    Creative
    Strengths
    12
  • FLUENCY
    scads
    Quantity
    HOW MANY?
    A BUNCH
    OODLES
    LOTS
    a few
  • FLEXIBILITY
    variety
    DIFFERENT
    detour
    ADAPT
    Re-direct
    ALTERNATIVES
  • ORIGINALITY
    UNIQUE
    unusual
    clever
    unobvious
    novel
    NEW
  • ELABORATION
    add on
    embellish
    stretch
    Expand upon
    ENLARGE
    enrich
    enrich
  • Draw 4 straight lines
    Without lifting your pencil from the paper
    Cross through every dot once
    •• •
    • • •
    • • •
  • Alternative Responses
    Cut the dots out, line them up and use 1 straight line.
    • • • • • • • • •
    Curve the paper around and use 1 winding line.
  • Alternative Responses
    One very fat line:
    • • •
    • • •
    • • •
  • scamper
  • What does SCAMPER stand for?
    S = Substitute? (other ingredients, materials, etc.)
    C = Combine? (blend etc.)
    A = Adapt?
    M = Modify, magnify, minify?
    P = Put to other uses?
    E= Eliminate?
    R = Reverse (roles, etc.) or rearrange (patterns, pace)?
  • lateral thinking
  • outside the box
  • challenge the process
  • provocativestatement
  • random words
  • parallel thinking
  • so what…
  • Imagination is more important than knowledge. Albert Einstein
  • imagine it project
    creativity
    imagination
    innovation
    curiosity
  • imagination
  • awareness
  • curiosity
  • risk taking
  • complexity
  • playfulness
  • now what…
  • bridges
  • Image Sources (Creative Commons License) in slide order:
    1. brainquirks http-//www.flickr.com/photos/kire/790809806/sizes/o/2. puzzle brain http-//www.flickr.com/photos/seseskiz/2282360004/sizes/o/3. raisedhHand http-//www.flickr.com/photos/korephotos/2944049443/sizes/l/4. painting http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/2998111097/sizes/l/6. barriers and bridges http-//www.flickr.com/photos/79286287@N00/215951891/sizes/l/p7. paper bag 2 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/visualarts/423183625/sizes/l/in/photostream/7. paper bag http-//www.flickr.com/photos/visualarts/423187383/sizes/l/in/photostream/8 & 9 framework2 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/glamhag/2062968045/sizes/l/8 & 20 framework1 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/livenow/185186715/sizes/l/8 & 23 framework 4 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/diegocupolo/3099917256/sizes/l/10. eggs http-//www.flickr.com/photos/italintheheart/3679974298/sizes/l/13. candy http-//www.flickr.com/photos/2870271049_385496a712_b14. gymnastics http-//www.flickr.com/photos/cpeterson79/3262492534/sizes/l/15. paper sculputre http-//www.flickr.com/photos/polyscene/2762734797/sizes/o/16. digital web http-//www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/315385916/sizes/o/23. outside the box http-//www.flickr.com/photos/huffstutterrobertl/3937749595/sizes/l/24. wave http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ 2894260594_2861f151ee_b25. hammer http-//www.flickr.com/photos/183123841_3dc74c6b0a_b26. puzzlepiecehttp-//www.flickr.com/photos/3082335820_cf324bc596_b27. network trains http-//www.flickr.com/photos/95579828@N00/770949634/sizes/o/30. imagine the possible http-//www.flickr.com/photos/kretyen/2628104710/sizes/l/31. imagine http-//www.flickr.com/photos/normalityrelief/3235152269/sizes/l/32. child eye http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ 14954425_82322d95e1_b33. open source design http-//www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/3066402360/sizes/o/34. rock climbing http-//www.flickr.com/photos/koalie/1699195578/sizes/l/35. globe sphere http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/2044116190/sizes/o/36. sandcastle http-//www.flickr.com/photos/the_amanda/2716785994/sizes/l/38. bridge http-//www.flickr.com/photos/scotthudson/3019644249/sizes/l/