Provocations are such powerful devices to use in our design of learning, often used to great effect at the beginning of a period of project (or Immersion). They are jarring and force a response, which can come in many different ways – often creating lasting momentum throughout a period of learning. The imagery used here is a fine example of that, shocking and yet bearing a simple message. Something we can act upon.
In order for us to design learning opportunities that encourage creativity we have to be willing to cast our net more widely. In this post I share some practical ideas to help design creative inquiry in the classroom.
Most of the time it is what we don’t do in any given creative inquiry that helps us the most. Take a look at some of the steps you can take to get into the best possible mindset for creative work and embrace your negative capability.