**WHAT IS IDEATION MODE**

Ideation is the mode of the design process in which you concentrate on idea generation. Mentally it represents a process of “going wide” in terms of concepts fro building prototypes and getting innovative solutions into hands of your user

** IDEATION**

**Point of view Statement: ** Ms. Alvarez is an algebra teacher at lindblom and notices that her students don’t have a good time with group activities or assignments. ** **

**Point of view Questions: **

- How could we make more group work more entertaining?
- How can I help the students to like social work?
- How can I find out which students like social work?
- How can I assign good independent work?
- How might I get the class to engage more ?

- How might other teaching styles work in both the students’ and my favor?
- How can we have an after school club for students that like social work?
- How much time should we spend on a lesson
- How can I challenge my class?

**Brainstorm 60 ideas that address these questions: **

- ask teachers for advice
- Ask class For what they want to learn (what way)
- make surveys
- make an optional start of class
- Put worksheets
- Do book-work
- make tests
- tell students to talk to each other during work
- allow open time for all class but still do work
- inform students on social work
- reward students on social activities
- let class walk around school to do work
- give open time in class
- let students pick on what homework they want to do
- observe class behavior
- Give harder work
- ask teachers for lesson plans
- copy lesson plans of the internet
- make a math team
- ask the math department
- have a 30 min social break
- get rid of hard lessons
- give a pop quiz once a week
- give out surveys to find out what students like
- suspend students for not listening
- call the dean
- give extra assignments to students ahead
- give 5 minutes personal attention
- help every student
- try new styles every week
- transfer classes
- host after school study hall
- make a website that takes affect from students for class work
- Quit… 🙂
- take a vacation and come back hoping he students are more excited for class
- play music to make group activities more interesting
- do nothing and cry
- become more aggressive with students
- kick out students who wont listen
- take 10 minute breaks every class to check in everyone’s understanding
- allow students to have 5 minute break
- stalk to your student
- talk to your department
- ask TA’s to help assist you
- let students do group projects
- study other teachers teaching styles
- ask students on their opinion
- talk to the principal
- talk to the deen
- don’t throw multiple concepts to the students
- give students at least 2 weeks to understand concepts
- spark up the class period
- let students to partner work
- let students do partner assignments
- do your lesson plans
- create group discussion
- let the students do group readings
- limit the note taking
- relate to the students when you teach
- make an app
- show math videos
- do group projects that make the majority of their grade

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