Creativity x 4 – SCAMPER


Presenter: Carolyn Coil, Pieces of Learning
T-TESS Domain: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.4
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

We tell students to think outside the box, but how do they learn to think this way? Help students improve their problem solving and creativity skills by applying different thinking techniques with the SCAMPER strategy. Learn more in this course taught by Carolyn Coil.

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How do we teach students not only to think outside the box, but not even worry about the box?  Using the SCAMPER strategy, teachers can help students learn to apply seven different thinking techniques to spark creativity and enhance problem solving skills. In Creativity x 4 – SCAMPER, Carolyn Coil discusses how the SCAMPER strategy can strengthen creative thinking in students’ writing, discussions, projects, and performances.

This course covers:

  • Applying the SCAMPER strategy to today’s standards and content
  • A practice activity
  • A sample SCAMPER lesson plan format

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38 reviews for Creativity x 4 – SCAMPER

  1. Michael – RIPLEY-UNION-LEWIS-HUNTINGTON LOCAL (verified owner)

    This course was childish.

  2. Kimberley – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Excellent strategies for helping students connect with and comprehend text.

  3. yvette – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Hands down the best presentation!

  4. Belinda – CONROE ISD (verified owner)

    Good information.

  5. Taylor – Logan-Hocking Local Schools (verified owner)

    Informative information on schemas and complexity.

  6. Yesenia – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    It was a great course covering how to help students how to become better readers.

  7. Michael – CONROE ISD (verified owner)

    interesting thoughts on reading and reading comprehension

  8. Ashley – CONROE ISD (verified owner)

    Very engaging

  9. Judith – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    Goog information

  10. Marianne – Private Pay (verified owner)

    Presenter explained through an example which gave me knowledge not only on what SCAMPER is but also how to carry out a SCAMPER activity.

  11. Eric – ALAMO HEIGHTS ISD (verified owner)

    Dr. McKnight is a great presenter. One of the best modules I’ve seen.

  12. Tracy – Angleton ISD (verified owner)

    It was informative.

  13. Michelle – EANES ISD (verified owner)

    I have used SCAMPER in the traditional way of scampering an object. I am interested in this use of scampering an event or topic

  14. Taren – PROSPER ISD (verified owner)

    She was fun and I learned great information

  15. Allison – MANSFIELD ISD (verified owner)

    Great strategy to use in my ELA classroom.

  16. Darla – MIDLOTHIAN ISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed another course taught by Katie McKnight and learned new strategies.

  17. Sarah – PLANO ISD (verified owner)

    Very well done course.

  18. Samuel – CONROE ISD (verified owner)

    Very informative and useful training.

  19. Luciano – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)

    Good ideas and easy to follow. Can be adapted for any subject.

  20. Sara – DEL VALLE ISD (verified owner)

    This was a complex course.

  21. Aileen – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    This course was helpful for all teachers.

  22. Laura – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    This was an informative course on helping students comprehend text.

  23. Bonnie – LA FERIA ISD (verified owner)

    Great idea!

  24. Celina – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)

    The presenter was very engaging and gave us a better understanding of how to make complex text easier for struggling readers.

  25. Angie – RIDGEDALE LOCAL (verified owner)

    This course was very informative.

  26. Laura – GREGORY-PORTLAND ISD (verified owner)

    I liked the walk through of using the Scamper technique with a literary lesson.

  27. Danny – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  28. Nora – PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO ISD (verified owner)

    Great information for apply for reading comprehension and motivate students to read.

  29. Leigh Ann – CHARDON LOCAL (verified owner)

    This course is attended for middle school and high school teachers more than primary.

  30. adriana – LAREDO ISD (verified owner)

    gave me good example of reading strategies that i want to utilize in class.

  31. Peter – TEAYS VALLEY LOCAL (verified owner)

    I liked this class! Quick and efficient literacy. I’m taking away a lot of ideas to use with my students when we return to school. Even for watching a video presentation, the speaker was engaging. Glad I signed up to take this course.

  32. Tamara – Mobile County School District (verified owner)

    Nice course! Concise, informative!

  33. Eric – MONROEVILLE LOCAL (verified owner)

    Informative. Hit on strategies and ideas I already use so it confirmed my own thought processes. Also added some new ways of looking at things.

  34. Brooke – CONROE ISD (verified owner)

    Dr. Knight’s presentations are very informative and engaging.

  35. Gabriela – UNITED ISD (verified owner)


  36. Edgar – BELTON ISD (verified owner)

    It was very easy to follow

  37. Anne – LOS FRESNOS CISD (verified owner)

    I enjoyed this course and learned a few new strategies that will help my students. The presenter is fun and keeps your attention.

  38. Maria – UNITED ISD (verified owner)

    Course was good informative and really makes you think how to lead students to better comprehension of text.

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