On July 11th and 17th, I taught two workshops on creative problem solving to employees of the Centre for Engineering Education and Entrepreneurship at Ort Braude Engineers College in Karmiel, Israel. Each team chose an authentic problem they have had to deal with at the college, and we spent five hours using the SNAP Method to define and genrate effective creative solutions to these problems. The problems we tackled related to student satisfaction from their courses and to le
Yesterday, my colleague from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Prof. Shlomo Maital presented our poster titled 'Can effective creative thinking be taught to and implemented by students?'. The poster was presented in the 41st International School Psychology Association conference, Basel, Switzerland, which took place during July 9-12.
On June 30th, I taught a workshop on creative problem solving to a group of high school biotechnology teachers, as part of a professional development program. The program took place at Hadasim Hertzliyah High School. I began the workshop by requesting participants to name their most nagging problems as teachers. Participants then self-organized into teams of 3 or 4 according to their shared problems, and implemented a shortened version of the SNAP Method to generate ideas for