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Effective brainstorming is reliant on being able to find different perspectives from which to view the topic. Unfortunately we are creatures of habit and this does not come easily for us. Fortunately there are tools which can help us achieve this. Quantumplation is one of these tools.
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Septines can be a powerful tool to aid in effective brainstorming. It is beneficial to understand how and why they work however.
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Technology in the digital age has not given us anything we don’t already have. It has only given us new ways of doing them. Once you come to realise this you come to realise that you have a lot more flexibility and power than what you thought you had. This can be scary.
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Brainstorming is like teaching. On the surface there is little difference between what an excellent teacher does and what a poor teacher does. The magic happens in subtle imperceptible ways. Similarly, when running a brainstorming session, the difference is not immediately obvious.
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Students attend school to learn. But what is it that they are actually there to learn? Is it the class material? Or is it something else. I believe that the main aim of school is not to learn the material but to learn how to learn and to learn how to organise (to organise yourself, to organise yourself, to organise your life, to organise you life). You go to school to learn how to think. This is the fundamental skill that is going to determine how successful you are in your life.
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Well this has been the first week of my challenge and I thought I’d dive in the deep end. One of the challenges is to start a group or club and this is something that is going to take more than a single week to do. But I have started and last week involved some research, some organising and some promoting.
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Last Thursday we held the first Sydney Teachers Brainstorming Group. The topic was how we could maximise educational potential and minimise distractions in the use of laptops in the classroom. We utilised the Six Thinking Hats method. It was quite a success and we all learnt quite a bit. The following is my thoughts and opinions on the night. Continue reading ‘First Brainstorming Session’