Tagged: creativity

It’s not a box: part 2

I previously wrote about a magnificent book and teaching idea – It’s Not A Box.  Just discovered this wonderful video that I think compliments this perfectly! This video would be great to show prior to giving students their own box and them designing it as...

It’s Not A Box – Synectics

[Read part 2 HERE] My university recently hosted the ICE (Imagination / Creativity / Education) Conference. Instead of giving a presentation and being all concerned with that – decided to join many of my student teachers and enjoy a day of attending the workshops and...

The Idiot’s Dictionary II

Finally for the moment, finished with this project – The Idiot’s Dictionary. However, dictionaries, like poems, are never finished, merely abandoned….. Enjoy – get the online copy here. (download button, bottom right) If you really get into it – think of purchasing the hard cover....

Only Connect – fostering thinking skills

Larry Ferlazzo tweeted about a new BBC game called ONLY CONNECT. I tried it and found it terribly difficult! Too difficult for EFL students. However, it reminded me of my “One of these things is not like the other” game. and got me thinking that...

More on “Killing Creativity”

Find more videos like this on EFL CLASSROOM 2.0The video above is simple and powerful. It speaks to us educators in a number of ways. The number of ways we should allow for more creativity in our classrooms – not just in language but in...

Making a Difference. Art and Peace in our schools.

Making a Difference. Art and Peace in our schools.

As you probably know – I have really tried to share Peace online through Project Peace. I’ve also collected lots of great videos for supporting, teaching peace with our students. So important. Today, I watched again, an amazing video about a simple man, Derek Houston,...

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