Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Disney Alabama 2016

260 views

Published on

Brian Housand, Ph.D.
brianhousand.com

Published in: Education
  • Login to see the comments

Disney Alabama 2016

  1. 1. Cultivating a Culture of Creativity Lessons Gifted Education Can Learn from Disney & Pixar ANGELA HOUSAND @HousandA angelahousand.com BRIAN HOUSAND @brianhousand brianhousand.com SLIDES AVAILABLE AT brianhousand.com/alabama16
  2. 2. Curiosity
  3. 3. image: Wikipedia
  4. 4. We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
  5. 5. Episodic Curiosity
  6. 6. Episodic Curiosity
  7. 7. Episodic Curiosity
  8. 8. Episodic Curiosity
  9. 9. Play
  10. 10. Public Domain Photo: Cade Martin, Dawn Arlotta, USCDCP
  11. 11. Overcome adversity.
  12. 12. Photo: A. Dulaunoy (2014), https://www.flickr.com/photos/adulau/15438261867/in/photostream/
  13. 13. Photo by W. Shewbridge (2009), https://www.flickr.com/photos/shewbridge/4686009275
  14. 14. Imagination
  15. 15. In 1919, Walt Disney was allegedly fired from the Kansas City Star because he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/walt-disney/gallery-man/
  16. 16. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
  17. 17. “IT’S KIND OF FUN TO DO THE IMPOSSIBLE.”
  18. 18. imagination + engineering IMAGINEERING
  19. 19. http://www.wondersofdisney.webs.com/pals/figment/figment1.gif ONE LITTLE SPARK We all have sparks, imaginations. That's how our minds, create creations. For they can make, Our wildest dreams come true. Those magic sparks, in me and you. Imagination, imagination. A dream, Can be a dream come true. With just that spark, in me and you.
  20. 20. http://marvel.com/comics/issue/50690/figment_2014_1 SPARK IMAGINATION IN YOUR STUDENTS
  21. 21. xprizechallenge.org/need-ideas
  22. 22. “Disneyland will never be completed. It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.” https://disneyland.disney.go.com/destinations/disneyland/
  23. 23. Confidence
  24. 24. "When we consider a project, we really study it - not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have CONFIDENCE in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job.” http://cdn.images.express.co.uk/img/dynamic/galleries/x701/65338.jpg
  25. 25. pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/walt-disney
  26. 26. Story
  27. 27. 1977
  28. 28. http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20150325213755/disney/images/e/eb/SpaceMountainVintagePoster.jpg
  29. 29. Magical and Meaningful
  30. 30. It’s about THE EXPERIENCE.
  31. 31. (Renzulli, 1982)
  32. 32. Gifted Education WHO IS TELLING OUR STORY?
  33. 33. MAKING PEOPLE CAREABOUT GIFTED EDUCATION The Secret is….
  34. 34. Passion
  35. 35. Public Domain Image: Wikipedia
  36. 36. Public Domain Image: Wikipedia
  37. 37. SkillsCurriculum
  38. 38. SKILLS SKILLS SKILLS SKILLS
  39. 39. It’s not just about finding something you “like” to do. Explore, try new things, until you find something you love to do. Then you have found your passion. -Marty Sklar
  40. 40. Courage
  41. 41. All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
  42. 42. Image: Walt Disney Family Museum www.waltdisney.org
  43. 43. Public Domain Image: Wikipedia
  44. 44. RiskTaking
  45. 45. And one thing it takes to accomplish something is courage. When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Alice http://wondersofdisney2.yolasite.com/merida.php
  46. 46. khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar
  47. 47. FAILUREisn’t a necessary evil. In FACT, it isn’t EVIL at all. It is a NECESSARY consequence of doing something NEW. - Ed Catmull
  48. 48. TRUST
  49. 49. https://hbr.org/resources/images/article_assets/hbr/0809/R0809D_B.gif YOU ARE NOT YOUR IDEA
  50. 50. Get great creative people. Bet big on them. Give them enormous leeway and support. Provide them with an environment in which they can get honest feedback from everyone. PIXAR’S PHILOSOPHY
  51. 51. candor n. the state or quality of being frank, open, and sincere in speech or expression
  52. 52. Early on, all of our movies suck. Ed Catmull
  53. 53. http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/wall-e/images/6412320/title/wall-e-wallpaper-wallpaper “If something works, you shouldn’t do it again. We want to do something that is new, original — something where there’s a good chance 
 of failure.”
  54. 54. Perfectionism PROCRASTINATION PARALYSIS
  55. 55. “The attempt to avoid failure makes failure more likely. Trying to avoid failure by out-thinking it dooms you to fail.” http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Sadness - Ed Catmull
  56. 56. Jan O’Connor Imagineer Nobody wants to be mediocre. Only the mediocre person is always at his best. You have to fail. You have to take risks.
  57. 57. “I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now.” http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mvN1xyDirFc/Um5cwasRMrI/AAAAAAAAC5s/f0P5kH0G1gc/s1600/Edna_face.png
  58. 58. NO ONE - not Walt, not Steve, not the people of Pixar - ever achieved creative success by clinging to what used to work.
  59. 59. Constancy
  60. 60. Public Domain Image by A. Mitra (2008), www.flickr.com/photos/dashupagla/2539093650
  61. 61. Whenever I go on a ride, I'm always thinking of what's wrong with the thing and how it can be improved. Public Domain Image: Wikipedia
  62. 62. Iteration
  63. 63. ITERATE
  64. 64. Photo by J. Pratt (2009), https://www.flickr.com/photos/jasonpratt/6071684609
  65. 65. Do.
  66. 66. DO. OR DO NOT.
  67. 67. The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
  68. 68. Our greatest national resource is the minds of our children. https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/bb/71/3f/bb713fcfaf852f41d8f58e04f37f160a.
  69. 69. DYSTOPIA
  70. 70. IT’S TIME TO TAKE THE FUTURE BACK!
  71. 71. There's a great big beautiful tomorrow, Shining at the end of every day, There's a great big beautiful tomorrow, And tomorrow's just a dream away.
  72. 72. Curiosity Confidence Courage Constancy
  73. 73. http://disney.wikia.com/wiki/Tinker_Bell
  74. 74. If you can dream it, you can do it. Always remember that this whole thing was started by a mouse.
  75. 75. Have a Magical Day! ANGELA HOUSAND UNC WILMINGTON @HousandA angelahousand.com BRIAN HOUSAND EAST CAROLINA @brianhousand brianhousand.com

×