Instructor: Nicole York, Owner/Operator of Nicole York Photography, freelance writer, artist, and author.
> Course Description:
If you’ve ever thought, “I’d love to do that, but I’m just not creative,” this class is for you. Creativity is a way of approaching the world, generating ideas, and solving problems. Anyone can be creative, all it takes is a willingness to fail, and the desire to grow.
> This Academy Meets on:
Monday, July 27
Tuesday, July 28
Wednesday, July 29
Thursday, July 30
> How to Prepare for this Academy:
Students should bring something to take notes on, and their passion to create new things and ideas.
> Lesson Plan:
• Day 1 - What is creativity
What is a growth mindset?
Understanding creativity: it’s not as original as you think.
Breaking down mental barriers
Assignment: brainstorm a “what if” list
• Day 2 - Getting creative
Prioritizing creative time
Flex your creative muscles with visualization
Assignment: narrow down the list to 2 possible projects
• Day 3 - Putting creativity into motion
Assignment: Create a vision board for one project
• Day 4 - Choosing your path
Questions and answers
Assignment: Make a goal and get after it
> This academy is for:
Students of all ages are welcome to participate
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