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Monday
Apr152013

Creative Thinking Challenge #15

In the “Grow Creativity!” article, Candace Hackett Shively shares four aspects of creativity: fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration. This article had me hooked from the beginning:

The world needs creative thinkers, scientists, engineers, leaders, and contributing workers. yet research repeatedly shows creativity is schooled out of us. 

The Creative Thinking Challenge prompts focus on areas in all of these aspects and use ideas inspired by many different sources.

I would love for you to participate …

  • even if you don’t think you are very creative
  • the point of these prompts is to get the creative juices flowing 
  • even if that only means letting small ideas begin to trickle out

I find that I get lots of new ideas from looking at the things others have done … and I bet we all interpret the prompts in unique ways.

The best part is that you get to choose how you want to respond to this prompt. And there is no deadline. The next prompt will post on the 1st of the month.

(I post past prompts on the Creative Thinking tab at the top of my blog)

Creative Thinking Challenge Prompt: Create A Video

I refer to the ideas shared in the “Grow Creativity!” article by  Candace Hackett Shively on a regular basis in what I do.

Natalie and I had a discussion about those ideas and wanted to present the ideas in a different way. 

After I suggested a video, she said that she thought it would be neat to try one of those drawing/taking notes videos …

So that is what we tried! :) 

 

The challenge is to make a video …

Try something you have never done before …

Or do something you have done before just with a new twist …

I can’t wait to see what you create! 

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