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Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

Pencil and paper

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

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