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METHODOLOGY OF CREATIVITY DEVELOPMENT Daiva Penkauskienė, Raimonda Jarienė Modern Didactics Center Study visit “Creativity for Quality Education” 7 – 11 October 2013 Vilnius, Lithuania
METHODOLOGY Methodics (Guidebook) for teachers Teaching material (tasks) for pupils Video material for teachers
MYTHS ABOUT CREATIVITY Creativity is inborned; Development of creativity is possible only in specific areas; People can be divided into creative and non creative; Creative ideas are complicated and it is not easy to detect them; Creativity is not manageable, controlled or promoted; Creativity is a way of relaxation; Creativity is better nurtured and revealed at young age.
CONCEPT OF CREATIVITY ConceptsCharacteri stics of creative pupils Creativity as a personal treat Not afraid of mistakes, have courage to try out and act; open for experience, curious; don’t give up, look for possible problem solutions Creative thinkingHave own point of view towards different phenomena; use imagination for creating new things, phenomena, situations Creativity as capacity Able to complete tasks in different ways by different means; able to act in uncertainty, not standard situations; able to see value in creative ideas and promote them Creativity as a process Work consistently, make selection of creative ideas and ways of implementation; take time and put efforts in making creative solutions Creativity as a product / result Elaborate work, add new details; complete work till it’s end; products have original elements
SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR CREATIVITY Creativity is treated as a value; Atmosphere for free expressions; Pupils engagement; taking responsibility for their own learning; Investigation atmosphere – not looking for a “ right” answers ; Encouragement to take a risk ; Physical environment.
Creativity according village school principal : School is not saying “no”; School supports any ideas, even the crazy ones; Appropriate conditions for teachers work; Pupils can enter principals room at any time; Creative teacher is energetic, brave, not afraid to speak and say silly things; believes that bicycle is not fully invented; Absolute freedom.
WATCHING FILM WITH PREDICTION Key words: Berlin old lady tram
I PART Look at the first episode and try to understand, interpret the context. What characters you have noticed? Describe them. v1k9OM v1k9OM (0:01-2:10)
II part What characters from the street, you have noticed in the tram? How do they react to the old lady? What do you think about their reactions? How you would act in similar situation? (as witness / as victim)?
III & IV parts k9OM What is happening? What new details you have noticed? What will happen next? (7:40-8:37) (8:37-10:00)
Reflection What you would like to ask film director, if you have such chance?
WHAT IT HAS TO DO WITH CREATIVITY? Text/ film/narrative : inspires fantasy, imagination; encourages expression of various opinions, interpretations, calls for discussions; teaches to pay attention to details; motivates to read/look attentively; teaches to make connections, look for relationships; promotes reflective thinking.