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PE SG Creativity

  1. 1. Creativity
  2. 2. What is Creativity? <ul><li>Are these clips examples of creativity? </li></ul><ul><li>Is this? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Creativity Defined <ul><li>The Dictionary defines “creativity ” as . . . </li></ul><ul><li>“ the ability to transcend traditional ideas , rules, patterns, relationships etc. and to create meaningful new ideas , forms, methods, interpretations etc. originality, progressiveness, or imagination” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Creativity (or creativeness ) is a mental process involving the generation of new ideas or concepts, or new associations between existing ideas or concepts. Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative thinking should be both original and appropriate </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. In simpler terms. . . <ul><li>A simple modern conception of creativity is that it is simply the act of making something new. </li></ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>originality and appropriateness </li></ul><ul><li>New ideas… which work! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Benefits of Creativity <ul><li>In every activity, being creative is important. </li></ul><ul><li>In the most activities you require creativity in order to devise appropriate solutions to the specific problems you are faced with. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Creativity in Games <ul><li>Example - Attacker with ball must get past defenders . </li></ul><ul><li>Attacker’s creativity could provide the solution, as he could pass the defender by doing something new with the ball e.g. a new trick </li></ul><ul><li>OR . . The attacker do a something which is not necessarily new e.g. a step over in football/crossover in basketball. </li></ul><ul><li>This is an example of being RE-CREATIVE </li></ul><ul><li>Performing skills which have been done before, but in that individual player’s own unique way. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Creativity in Dance <ul><li>In dance, being creative plays a very important role in the expression of emotions and ideas through movement, in an original way. </li></ul><ul><li>It is this expression of ideas, through creative movements (often linked with the accompanying music) which allows the dance to be easily interpreted. </li></ul><ul><li>This, of course, is very important as the aim of most dance performance is to convey an idea or express and emotion to an audience. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Creativity helps us as performers to invent new solutions to problems we are faced with in any activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Creative thinking should provide original and appropriate solutions to the problems faced. </li></ul><ul><li>When an individual performs their own unique version of something which has been done before, they are said to be being </li></ul><ul><li>re-creative. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Task <ul><li>1) What is creativity? </li></ul><ul><li>2) Choose an activity. Write down an example of why creativity is beneficial in that activity. </li></ul><ul><li>3)Choose a different activity which you have participated in recently. Write down an example of how you were creative. </li></ul><ul><li>4) What is re-creativity? </li></ul><ul><li>5) In dance, why is creativity important? </li></ul>