Students will take two seemingly unrelated pieces of content (say volcanoes and the human body) and then build analogies to connect the two ideas. In the end, they'll create a skit, comic, or story relating the two concepts.
In this video, Kathryn Haydon explains how she designed creative products to finish her students' learning explorations.
In this video, Kathryn Haydon explains how she helped her students form activities to pursue their independent study.
In this video, Kathryn Haydon explains how she helped her students develop questions for their independent study.
Kathryn Haydon begins a series on how to design an independent learning exploration.
Inspired by a lesson from NASA, this is an open-ended discussion to get your students thinking outside the box and collaborating to survive on the moon.
Joelle Trayers gives examples of how she encourages creativity and critical thinking by asking her students to think of completely new uses for everyday items.
Teach your class about SCAMPER, a tool created by Bob Eberle for developing new ideas from existing ones. This simple framework will energize your students' creativity.
At the fifth of Kohlberg's levels of morality, people are motivated to improve the rules. How can we empower our students to become rule-improving problem solvers?