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Timea Willemse
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Wife, Mother, Teacher, Writer, Reader, Artist, Agony Aunt
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Can We Teach Creatively?
Current research presents a favourable picture of creativity-training programs as a viable option for improving creativity. Creativity-training programs appear most effective when they are targeting creative problem-solving or divergent thinking and provide...
Can We Teach Creatively?
Can We Teach Creatively?
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Identify your purpose - Find your motivation
For me the biggest push to modify my teaching practise in Visual Art was my learning about 21C skills. Partnership for 21C learning http://www.p21.org/our-work/p21-framework really got me questioning the value of my role in the school and helped me to reali...
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Risk to Blossom investment theory of creativity
The words in this poem by writer Anais Nin sum up my current position: https://allpoetry.com/poem/8497015-Risk-by-Anais-Nin Risk And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Over the next f...
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Catalysts that are driving shifts in my practise
Dive in slowly - Do research
Dive in slowly - Do research
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Dive in slowly - Do research
I had my reservations about a complete and immediate switch from my teacher-directed and skill based art programme, to a student-directed one http://teachingforartisticbehavior.org/ So I moved slower - for 2 reasons. One was to have the time to reflect on t...
Dive in slowly - Do research
Dive in slowly - Do research
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Mindlab studies are finished so back to regular posting about my programme again :)
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A better way - Reflecting on the start of my journey to TAB principles
It is so interesting how much your perspective changes about education, the minute you step outside of your single cell classroom. As a classroom teacher for many years, I believed that I knew best what my class of students needed to progress their learning...
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Time To Breathe - as Mindlab ends
Dear readers, Today I submitted my final assignments for my Mindlab course after 1 year part time study (and full time work/life). This will earn me a postgraduate certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning). http://themindlab.com/po...
Time To Breathe - as Mindlab ends
Time To Breathe - as Mindlab ends
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This is me! - Activity 8: Key change in my professional practice
1. What: The key changes in my professional practise link to the Teaching Standard (Standards for the Teaching Profession, p20, 2017.) The Mindlab course was the perfect vehicle to launch my explorations into methods of teaching Visual Art that aligned with...
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I See You! - Activity 7
Using Rolfe's reflection model (Rolfe, G., Freshwater, D., Jasper, M. ,2001) to unpack my indigenous knowledge and culturally responsive pedagogy, in the areas of vision, mission, and core values, communication methods and human resources. Image 1. Hongi Ph...
I See You! - Activity 7
I See You! - Activity 7
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