Creativity in the Digital Age

ADORA SVITAK
www.adorasvitak.com

Q: What does creativity and being creative means?

· Creating something new and original
· Arranging into new patterns
· Thinking outside the box

What is creative?
· Solving a problem
· Poetry
· Clothing

What should we name a character? (bob)
Not coming up with new ideas
Problem that students become less creative

Q: What are some ways that you use to bring students out?

Q: What are some technologies that you think can help students think and express themselves creatively?

Clay Animation
Digital Story Telling
Second Life

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http://www.wordle.com
http://www.slideshare.net/JenniferW/wordle-ideas
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2009/07/more-wordle-in-classroom-ideas.html

Camtasia Studio
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCH3ciUK_X8&feature=channel

Blogging
Micro blogging
Making Quizzes (learning how to ask questions)
Scratch
Collaborative writing


Selecting random topic
http://classtools.net/main_area/template_loader.php/?fruit_machine

5 cards FLKR story
http://web.nmc.org/5cardstory/play.php?suit=5card
http://www.flickr.com/groups/visualstory/
http://tsheko.wordpress.com/2010/06/21/five-card-flickr-what-a-great-lesson/


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Story Bird – collaborative story telling
http://storybird.com/