TxDLA Keep Connecting: Episode 7
TxDLA Keep Connecting webinars are led by distance learning experts providing a toolbox of immediate needs to our members and the distance learning community during this time.
Note: This summary is live-blogged from the session so you can quickly scan the content. The time stamp for the video is included in parenthesis to help you get to specific quickly.
- Valary Oleinik, USDLA Board of Directors
International Speaker and Educational Consultant on Gamification and Creativity
The is a Weird Time for Everybody
“He who laughs most, learns best.”
Nicole Lazzaro’s Four Keys of Fun
- People Fun – social
- Serious Fun – meaning/value
- Hard Fun – mastery
- Easy Fun – imagination
Limitations Foster Creativity
Dr. Suess was challenged to use the most common words to write a book for first graders learning to read. Needs to be engaging. He wrote Cat in the Hat using 236 words.
Practice the SCAMPER Technique
Use this technique any time you need to problem-solve or create a solution. The acronym stands for:
Resources and Links
If you need help transitioning to a simple, flexible, and dependable video communication solution, we can help.