Creativity & Complex Thinking
Establishing a Classroom Environment
Five Days a Week of Tips & Techniques Offered by teachers like...
1. Interview Panel or Talk Show
2. Clock Buddies
3. Harkness Roundtable Discussions
4. Twiddla & 5. Rewordify
6. Sketch Note A Quote
IDEA 7. is called 1-3-6 with a video below for more details!
(student recorder role is sometimes a good task for a student who is unprepared or has been absent or who needs to share the stage!)
8. "VIZ Thinking" Graphic Facilitation - Time to Go Beyond the Quote!
9. Interactive Timelines
10. Retrospectives in Music
Examples : WWI "I Didn't Raise my Son to be a Soldier" versus Cohen's "Over There"
Great Depression: "Brother Can You Spare A Dime" versus Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" Have students in small groups brainstorm messages and themes, perspectives. Then select five to ten images from the era that represent the themes, events, moods of the musical perspective.