Creativity is the highest cognitive skill on the Bloom's taxonomy. To help you understand how to develop creative and critical thinking skills in your students, we are excited to offer the following professional development workshops:
Understanding The Fundamentals Of Creativity
This workshop covers the fundamentals of creative thinking and ways to incorporate creativity in your lessons. Over the course of a half day, we go over:
What Creativity means and how the associative nature of our brain helps in creative thought.
The 3-step creative process and creativity techniques that underlie it.
Examples of how these cognitive techniques can be implemented in different subject areas.
Building Collaboration and Teamwork Skills
Creativity and collaboration go hand in hand. Research shows that teams that work well, produce more creative work. In this half day workshop, you will learn:
Why good collaboration and teamwork skills are essential to creative work.
Best practices to foster a more collaborative environment in the classroom.
Student activities to nurture active listening and effective communication.
Bringing Improv To The Classroom To Enhance Creativity
Improv is not just fun for students, it also builds spontaneity and creative thinking muscles. In this half day workshop, we cover:
How improvisation exercises aid in creative thinking.
The fundamental tenets of improv.
Practical approaches to using improv in the classroom.
If you would like to learn more about these workshops, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org