Creativity in schools

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Here are the slides from the recent parent learning community workshop:Creativity in Schools. Beginning with defining, 'Creativity', participants engaged with the hugely inspiring TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson. The succeeding workshop encouraged further dialogue and collaboration across the whole school community including clay avatar modeling and spontaneous performance and choreography by grade 6 students.

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Creativity in schools

  1. 1. Do schools killcreativity?
  2. 2. What is creativity?
  3. 3. “Conformity is the worst enemy of creativity. Anyone who is unable to take risks cannot be creative.” — Oliviero Toscani
  4. 4. Creativity is to be free in mind-the freedom to trynew ideas and not always the same as previously
  5. 5. Creativity is to think of something, to make something up in your mind
  6. 6. Creativity is to invent things- its thinkingskills, brainstorming, sometimes can be done alone or sometimes in a group
  7. 7. Creativity is original spontaneity
  8. 8. Creativity is to think outside the square, opening your eyes, to take risks
  9. 9. Creativity is to have many idea
  10. 10. Creativity is multiple ways of doing things
  11. 11. Creativity is being an artist, not to give up, to put more fantasy into something
  12. 12. Creativity is making a new trick, making new rule, bending the rules
  13. 13. Creativity is not thinking and expressing your feelings
  14. 14. Creativity is the individual experience and interpretation of his/her environment
  15. 15. Creativity is putting yourself outside you body
  16. 16. Creativity is building an idea without constraint
  17. 17. Creativity is making something new andinventive that has the power to change the world
  18. 18. Sir Ken Robinson, ‘Do schools kill creativity? Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill _creativity.html
  19. 19. Student led conferencesA celebration of creativity
  20. 20. It looks like a pipe cleaner but its a...
  21. 21. Learning EngagementHow we express ourselveshttp://bmsoneproject2013.tumblr.com/ Collaborate together to create your own flying classroom Take a photograph with your handy Email to mark.shillitoe@metropolitanschool.com or Post it @EyeEm or tweet it #creativity
  22. 22. Thank youContinue the discussion http://learningfreewheel.wordpress.com/

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