It truly changed me. It made me more confident and daring.
Silvie Vale, Communications consultant
This has been the most important and useful learning experience in my 16 years of education.
I followed the process and we got a very innovative idea – It actually got patented.
Anders Baek, Senior Mechanical Engineer
Within a week my brain was totally reconfigured.
I have learned to approach my professional field much differently and in a more playful way.
Kamilla Rasmussen, Marketing consultant
I realised that, if I want, I can produce 200 ideas to solve a single problem.
Fabrizio Negretti, Course participant
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“My passion and expertise is to help educators and managers across all domains to design serious, inspiring and playful training that develops creative thinking skills for all levels of education and for all types of organisations”
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Interconnected individual and team creativity
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Creativity as a second nature
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Embodied creativity training: Effects on creative self-efficacy and creative production (scientific paper)
This paper presents a study on the effect of a new program of embodied creativity training on the trainees’ creative self-efficacy and creative production. I co-authored this paper with Chaoying Tang
In the training program 180 trainees were trained for 39 hours over a period of nine weeks. Trainee’s creative self-efficacy and creative production (originality, elaboration and fluency) were tested pre and post of the training. One month after the program finished, representatives of trainees and all trainers were interviewed in order to develop a qualitative understanding of the effects and potential improvements of the training program.
The results show a significant increase in creative self-efficacy as well as in creative production. Implications for embodied creativity training are discussed in the paper.
Embodied creativity training is action-based and aims to improve participants’ creative ability rather than delivery knowledge or information of creative theories. This paper explores embodied creativity training practices in Denmark, United States, and China. I co-authored this paper with Chaoying Tang, Weipin Hu and Canming Wang.
The paper categorizes the related embodied creativity training programs into three groups: creative exercises beyond teaching-curriculum, embodied creative teaching program, and creativity competition project. Finally, the potential possibility of integrating the embodied creativity training into the gifted and special education is discussion.
How do we become creative individuals, by ourselves and with others? How do we increase innovation in our work or study environments? How do we learn to think in unlimited ways? The answers to these questions can be found in this book, which presents new methods for enhancing our own and others’ creativity. I co-authored this both with Søren Hansen.
Creativity is the engine of innovation and entrepreneurship. At the core of creativity is the ability to see original connections and to combine our knowledge in new ways. It’s about finding creativity within ourselves and releasing our creative potential without being limited by our social, cultural or professional backgrounds.
The book is aimed at readers who wish to make others more creative, including leaders, coaches, educators, advisers and teachers. The practical part of the book is based on action research carried out in cooperation with various companies, schools, hospitals, ministries, universities and local government administrations.
In this paper The Creative Platform is elaborated as a new paradigm in didactic thinking where the aim is to engage in an experience rather than reflecting on it. The Creative Platform is a didactic approach for unlimited application of knowledge. In that sense it is a didactics for creativity because being creative involves applying knowledge without being limited from professional, social or cultural boundaries. I co-authored this paper with Søren Hansen.
The paper presents a conceptualisation of The Creative Platform into 4 pillars. The four pillars are defined as No-Judgment, Task-Focused, Parallel Thinking and Horizontal Thinking. It also presents a general model for any course or process that is to be taking place on The Creative Platform. The model consists of 6 steps that take the participants onto The Creative Platform, make them work on it, and take them down from it again.
Want inspiration on how to implement The Creative Platform in your classes? This is a collection of reflected experiences on how The Creative Platform has been applied in settings like writing (language), motivation and focus (science), meditation, inclusion, numbers (math), self-confidence and enjoyment of learning as well as systematic development of fundamental creative skills in education. I edited this anthology book in collaboration with Søren Hansen. Chapter authors were Ann-Merete Iversen, Ulla Ovesen, Stine Clasen, Dorthe Iversen, Jette Jul, Ebbe Kromann-Andersen, Louise Malmkjær, Tyge Mortensen & Karen Kierkegaard.
The book provides a short introduction to the concept of The Creative Platform and some chapter include hands-on step-by-step examples of how to implement The Creative Platform in your classes.
Develop radical new ideas in intensive 24-48 hour camps. This book presents a hands-on approach for designing and facilitating students or professionals through a highly engaging and productive creative camp. A creativity camp is particularly effective for involving cross-disciplinary teams in developing novel and valuable solutions for complex problems. I co-authored this book with Mette Ullersted, Torben Bager, Ulrik Blom and Tommy Borg Larsen.
In the book you will find an introduction to the notion of creativity camps, a step-by-step guide for designing and facilitating a successful camp or as part of an innovative project or as an intensive learning experience.. It also gives you a word-by-word instruction for each exercise and task throughout a typical creativity camp.