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Creativity

Creativity

The use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
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Step 3

Learner Descriptor

Learners generate ideas when they've been given a clear brief

Teacher Explanation

Learners generate ideas when they've been given a clear brief

Resources

  • Display Material: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by displaying these colourful Essential Skills icon posters.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills tokens.
  • Reward System: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support learners to recognise when they are applying skills successfully by rewarding them with these colourful Essential Skills certificates.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 10
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Creativity steps 1-10, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 1 to Step 3
    Support learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 1-3 in all eight essential skills by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
  • Short Activity (Video): Step 3
    In this video, learners use their imagination to come up with ideas when they’ve been given success criteria to help them by designing a new form of transport based on given success criteria.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Mixed
    Support teachers and learners to use consistent language when referring to skills by printing this colourful Essential Skills Mat.
  • Self Assessment Resource: Step 0 to Step 5
    Support learners to record when they have demonstrated Creativity steps 0-5, by printing this Essential Skills Passport.
  • Short Activity (Presentation): Step 3
    In this activity, learners look at the brief for a task and identify what the success criteria are, before sharing ideas of what they imagine.
  • Skill Assembly: Step 0 to Step 6
    This assembly supports learners to understand key concepts related to the early steps of Creativity. It starts by defining the skill and considering key themes, before identifying the skill in action. The themes are explored through three simple exercises, followed by a chance to reflect on their own skills.