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Brainstorming: Generate Creative Thinking Among Learners


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Brainstorming is a learning activity or technique to encourage the generation of creative ideas. Typically, brainstorming is a group process in which members contribute suggestions in a spontaneous, non-critical manner. The process often concludes with a summary of the ideas generated, with additional analysis or discussion.

Purpose: Provide information on ways to implement the brainstorming teaching strategy to help you build your own educator’s portfolio.

Objectives: After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Define brainstorming and the rationale for its use.
  • Describe goals, benefits and limits of brainstorming.
  • Identify best practices for utilizing the brainstorming strategy.
  • Write a teaching plan to prepare for the practice of this teaching strategy.
  • Create an action plan for your future success as a practitioner of the brainstorming strategy.

Length: This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.


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