SCAMPER:Creative Thinking Strategy
You have seen many posts and links on this blog related to creative thinking strategies...different from creativity, so do not fear.
Creative thinking is just a way of getting learners to "think outside the box" and see things from different perspectives. We do not have to ask our students to take 10 random items and build an invention, although I have done this and had a lot of success, to add creative thinking into the classroom.
I am talking about somple things like using verbs related to interpretation whrn asking questions. I am talking about getting students to create their own TOEFL reading/vocabulary question. I am talking about things like: