Well, it’s happening- they now have the big picture in their head and a purpose for their creativity. It will be exciting to see them creating on the IPads. I can see endless possibilties!
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Last week Year 1 students had another fantastic lesson with Nicole. The students are having a fabulous time changing Fairytales! In small groups, they have changed the characters, the plot and the location of their chosen fairy tale. The students have created their draft of some very interesting new fairy tales using a five part [...]
Wow! I’m on my way with this story telling! What a great start with our wriggly, creative class! Thanks, Nicole!
Team Participants Unity Taylor-Hill: Project leader, creativity mentor (team teaching) Kate Wurth: Project leader, ICT implementation leader. Nicole Mooney: Project leader, creativity mentor (team teaching). The following participants are working with the creativity mentors in team teaching contexts with their class, implementing the K-2 / 3-6 teaching and learning programs: Julie Renwick Ruth Collett/Helen MacDonald [...]
Find attached our CC21 Project Plan. I have also included the PowerPoint that was used as part of the TPL with the CC21 team about creativity in the classroom. Our learning programs have been finalised and we are ready to get into the seven classrooms next week. Very exciting! Unity CC21 Project Plan Killara Public [...]
I have consolidated my understanding about creativity and learnt a lot more in the process today as we continue to shape our project. I am really looking forward to using some of these strategies to promote creativity in the classroom, especially the SCAMPER tool. This afternoon the CC21 team are going on a course about [...]
Had a very “creative” day today- lots of talking, collaborating, all very exciting. What an exciting time to be in teaching. The possibilities are endless. Some of the ideas about creativity I’ve seen before, which is great because we need to be reminded of all the great ideas out there. The info about the huge [...]
At the end of last term, the CC21 team focused the project further by looking at Objective C of the English curriculum through digital storytelling. We recruited 5 more participants for our project who will implementing digital storytelling using iPad technology. These teachers range from ES1 – S3 and bring different experiences and expertise to the [...]
TPL 1 - Creativity It has been interesting to look further into defining ”CREATIVITY”. One of the main issues that has struck me is realising that we use the term often for artistic people, rather than creative and innovative thinkers. Many people who do not consider themselves to be creative, really should! It has made me [...]
Today I attended a PD course of creativity. SCAMPER tool sounded great and looking forward to trying it in the classroom. I’m excited to do the Digital Story Telling workshop and having the opportunity to do some team teaching with Nicole.
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