All of the workshops offered fit into one or more of the following categories below. Please see full workshop description to see which categories apply.
Creative Thinking and Theory: Ideas and experiences that would deepen understanding of creative thinking and problem-solving.
Education / Training: Ideas and experiences that would contribute to delivering instruction and facilitating learning including specific strategies and tools, as well as group process techniques, and content related to creativity and innovation.
Arts Experience: Possible applications that would provide hands-on experiences with any of the arts including music, drawing, painting, collage, mask making, dance, theater, and writing. The arts experiences would also provide models for using the arts in a variety of contexts.
Business / Entrepreneurship / Innovation: Ideas and experiences that would help professionals explore the applications and implications of integrating creativity and creative problem solving techniques into daily business practices. These sessions may aid professionals re-frame creativity as an essential aspect of commercial innovation.
Personal Growth: Ideas and experiences that would provide opportunities for reflection, personal exploration and growth, self-assessment and feedback. May include a time to just enjoy, laugh, participate in playful experiences, and reconnect with your inner child.
The art of play is a necessity to foster positive, effective and empowered people. With FST Teaching Artists, explore the world of play and engage in games/activitites that enhance team building, creativity and joy.
From understanding how mindset affects our experiences to developing an intentional gratitude practice, you will learn tools to use before, during and after life's most troubling times. In a safe place explore past adversity and learn to look for gifts even when facing difficult challenges.
Join Lee and Josh as they dive into the shark infested waters of idea building and pitching those ideas. Learn some essential tools to help turn "resisters" into "assisters". Make your ideas shine like the diamonds they are and prepare the ultimate pitch.
This highly interactive workshop will use many strategies including art expression, guided visualization, journaling, improve and laughter to help participants explore a personal growth question to discover the health benefits of creative process.
IKIGAI is a Japanese concept that has been translated as "reason for being". Through creative fund and introspection gain insight into your own personal IKIGAI, the constellation of passions, purpose and potential that grounds you.
Inhale and exhale, rest and activity diverge and converge, team and individual - we live in the midst of interdependent elements, paradoxes or polarities. Polarity Thanking leads to more successful and creative outcomes. Experience a practical and profound tool for broadened approaches to dilemmas of work and life.
Saturday Concurrent Workshops 2018
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No pre-selection required
90 minutes each; final schedule will assign each workshop to one of the three Saturday timeslots
This popular workshop is back in expanded timeframe! Join Laura West, CPCC for a fun and experiential workshop to unlock your creativity at work. You’ll experience practical tools and techniques... Read More
Workshop begins with a 30-40 minute interactive presentation that takes participants through the history and production of the creation of comic books and graphic novels. During the presentation, participants will... Read More
This workshop provides an introduction to a new line of research investigating the relationship of basic psychological needs satisfaction to creativity. According to self-determination theory, when the basic psychological needs... Read More
OUTCOMES: Participants in this workshop will: Learn the distinction between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. Learn how to employ intrinsic motivation for students and employees. Learn the importance of task... Read More
Mindfulness is a form of divergent thinking. It creates a gap in the stream of mind that allows new and creative thoughts to enter. Experience mindfulness meditation...the present moment...your inner creativity and insightfulness.
The experience of wonder can boost your generosity, fuel your creativity, and deep in what you care about. Join Jeffrey to learn how you can experience wonder amidst your daily punch-list. Learn to switch from worry to delight, experience radical openness, and be ready for a quiet surprises indoors and out.
Experience some of the top 10 barriers to team problem-solving effectiveness. Through an understanding of cognitive science and a toolbox of proven methods learn to improve a team's problem-solving skills.
We will gather around the imaginary campfire and sing songs we probably learned as long people. Bring instruments or just your voices. Hidden amidst the joy we'll have in singing, we will each learn a little about ourselves and gain insights into how must affects our lives.
Karen brings a unique method for change in the use of a game as a tool. She works on many levels of communicating to deepen understanding of what is possible. Playing the game, participants will brainstorm and engage in mutual support as they seek wellbeing.