This method is a way to uncover brand new ideas for teaching, learning and designing products. Fictive characters or real persons will inspire you and stimulate your imagination and creativity.
Sometimes having a specific goal or target group is not enough when you want to be really innovative. This method uses a fictive or a real character as a creative stimulus and inspiration for a project. The Muse provides a visual, aesthetic, intuitive approach to keeping the focus and a common thread running through a project, providing a sense of where you want to go with the result
A method of engaging in shared creation by combining short bursts of individual work and switching that work between team members to share and develop ideas. This method can be applied in different media such as writing, drawing or building, and it allows for new combinations and perspectives. This method also creates a good team spirit when developing ideas!
Prototyping is used to build a three-dimensional model of an idea to either develop the idea further by testing the shape, the idea, details or functionality, or to show others what an idea or solution would look like and how it would work. Prototyping is crucial for idea development. You do not need to use expensive materials or a lot of time. You can use paper, cardboard, LEGO bricks or bits and pieces of waste or scrapped materials. Building, moulding and gluing also gives those pupils who are not talented in writing and abstract thinking the opportunity to shine in class.
Video prototyping is a method for both testing and communicating how something will function and be experienced by a potential user. It can also be used to illustrate or explain the result of a project work or cross-disciplinary challenge.
Role play has always been a way of experi encing what it would be like to be a horse, a prince or a wizard. This method uses role play and acting to try to experience something and develop ideas and solutions in relation to a challenge or a project.