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Vikbolandets Creativity


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Slides used on 13th August 2012 with Vikbolandet school and pre-schools

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Vikbolandets Creativity

  1. 1. Creativity, Entrepreneurship and
  2. 2. Download slides from … @JamesNottinghm
  3. 3. “All children arecreative. The problem is how to remain creative once they grow up.”Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad MartyrPatricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso (1881 –1973)
  4. 4. The French don’tknow the meaning of “entrepreneur”
  5. 5. Motivation … Expectancy-Value Theory (Eccles, 2000) Application = value x expectation
  6. 6. Do we focus on who is the best or whether they are making progress? 92 90 90 85 86 85 73 78 84 64 70 78 43 41 40 32 35 34
  7. 7. Industrial Era – Education according to IQ and “gifts”
  8. 8. Can we predict which children are clever, creative or sporty?
  9. 9. Olympic coverage broadcast by the BBC on 9th August 2012
  10. 10. Jamaica 1 – 2 – 3Nature or Nurture?
  11. 11. What is the balance between nature and nurture?
  12. 12. Creator of the first IQ test, 1901 Alfred Binet 1857 - 1911
  13. 13. Henry H Goddard Lewis Terman
  14. 14. Binet appealed against the Stanford-Binet IQ test “Some recent philosophers have given their moral approval to the deplorable verdict that an individual’s intelligence is a fixed quantity, one which cannot be augmented. We must protest and act against this brutal pessimism - it has no foundation whatsoever.”
  15. 15. What is the balance between nature and nurture?
  16. 16. Do some people have “gifts”?
  17. 17. Have these two men got a “gift” for entrepreneurship?Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA Richard Branson, Virgin
  18. 18. And was it a “gift” that caused these two to be creative?Joanne Kathleen Rowling Astrid Lindgren
  19. 19. Carol Dweck, Professor of Psychology and author of Mindset “One of the most damaging aspects of the “gift” mentality is that it makes us think we can know in advance who has the gift … This, I believe, is what makes us try to identify groups who have it and groups who don’t.”
  20. 20. This is a self-portrait by 3 year old Aelita Andre
  21. 21. What is the balance between nature and nurture?
  22. 22. Independent and Intuitive and Sharp and quick- intellectual Aquarius sympathetic Pisces witted AriesLike to be different Vague & careless Procrastinator Strongly Very versatile and Shrewd and determined Taurus adaptable Gemini cautious Cancer Self indulgent Inconsistent Indecisive & moodyBroad-minded and Practical and Easygoing and expansive Leo diligent Virgo sociable LibraBossy & intolerant Overcritical & harsh Prone to daydream Powerful and Intellectual and Very disciplined and passionate Scorpio philosophical Sagittarius focused Capricorn Obsessive Tactless & restless Fatalistic
  23. 23. Self-fulfilling prophecies
  24. 24. The effects of different types of praiseMueller andDweck, 1998In six studies, 7thgrade studentswere given aseries ofnonverbal IQtests.
  25. 25. Mueller and Dweck, 1998Intelligence praise“Wow, that’s a really good score. You must be smart at this.”Process praise“Wow, that’s a really good score. You must have tried reallyhard.”Control-group praise“Wow, that’s a really good score.”
  26. 26. Number of problems solved on a 3rd test6.5 6 Effort Praise5.5 Control Praise 5 Intelligence Praise4.5 Trial 1 Trial 3
  27. 27. Boys get 8 times more criticism than girls
  28. 28. Using graphs to show progress 90 50 65 30 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  29. 29. Where am I going? How am I doing? What are my next steps?Three key questions for assessment capable students
  30. 30. Sharp pencil ✔Title ✔Date ✔Capital Letters ✔Full stops ✗Describe the character ✔Describe the place ✗First, next, then, finally ✔And, but, so, while, because ✗Fun action words (bounded, sprang) ✔Rhyming words (loud, proud, crowd) ✔
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