Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Get Creative

Can't wait to use this list of Twenty Rules of Thumb for Creativity. Sources include one idea each from Einstein, Lao Tzu and Aristotle, and two from Jonas Salk; there's also one instance of repetition. One or both of these themes provide a way into the list for learners. The list has been put up by someone from AlliedSignal (now Honeywell).

First ideas
  • An ordering task for relevance / perceived importance / usefulness.
  • Use as preliminary task in a writing workshop, creative or otherwise.
  • Getting pictures of Einstein and the others might work for some.

Who is Jonas Salk?!
Ha! Look at this teaser from google's returned search:
Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of ...
Well, I guess you either know it or you don't. Me not know! Answers on a postcard ;)

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