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Concept Mapping Concept maps represent knowledge graphic form. By providing a list of active verbs that may be associated with your problem and hence will create ideas. Deliberately seeking out and addressing previously unquestioned assumptions stimulates creative thinking. All phonics and spelling activities are fun, multi sensory and as physical possible, the aim being to meet all learning styles in the class.

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The verbs are about doing to get students to think about the action. It helps one think about what would be appropriate if the problem were of a different order of magnitude.

She teaches across all of the Primary Programmes specialising in Early Years education. These creative techniques must be done in a supportive course environment with appropriate time allocated for students to discover and develop creative ways to solve a problem. Fishbone The fishbone technique uses a visual organizer to identify the possible causes of a problem.

The method uses action verbs

When they get stuck, allow them to reread to the text but first get them to cover up the jumbled words again. Students must work together to deduce the whole story from the bits they have. Write these up in jumbled order on the board and get students to add them in the most appropriate places. This method helps in building ideas for solutions. Each participant privately makes one or more sketches and passes the sketch to the person on the right when it is finished or when a brief set time has passed.

Write the first word of each partnership down the left-hand side of a piece of paper. In class, write the missing sentences up in jumbled order on the board and get students to add them back into the text in the correct place.

The method uses action verbs to stimulate ideas and creative thinking. Her current research interests focus on first and second language acquisition and development.