WEEK 1 DAY 1 - JONAS SALK - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “There is hope in dreams, imagination, and in the courage of those who wish to make those dreams a reality.” (Jonas Salk) Creativity knows that with courage, anything is possible.
DAY 2 - MOTHER TERESA - Creativity Quote: “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” (Mother Teresa) Creativity measures the greatness of our efforts by the joy it brings those who create and the joy of those who benefit from that effort.
DAY 3 - SHIGERU MIYAMATO - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “I think that inside every adult is the heart of a child. We just gradually convince ourselves that we have to act more like adults.” Creativity holds on to the child no matter how old we get!
DAY 4 - PRINCESS DIANA - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” (Princess Diana)
DAY 5 - ELIE WIESEL - CREATIVITY QUOTE: "I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. " (Elie Wiesel) CREATIVITY ALWAYS STANDS UP FOR WHAT'S RIGHT.
WEEK 2 DAY 1 - VICTOR HUGO - "There is nothing like a dream to create the future." (Victor Hugo)
DAY 2 - ANGELA MERKEL - "The WILLINGNESS" to learn new skills is very high." (Angela Merkel)
DAY 3 - GEORGE LUCAS - "You can't do it unless you can imagine it." (George Lucas)
DAY 4 - BARBRA STREISAND - "I arrived in Hollywood without having my nose fixed, my teeth capped, or my name changed. That is very gratifying to me." (Barbra Streisand) Creativity knows that what you do is always more important than how you look.
DAY 5 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN - "The best way to predict the future is to create it." (Abraham Lincoln)
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. WEEK - "I have a dream." (Martin Luther King Jr.)
WEEK 3 DAY 1 - ROBERT GODDARD - "...even though I reasoned with myself that the thing was impossible, there was something inside me which simply would not stop working." (Robert Goddard)
DAY 2 - WERNER VON BRAUN - "Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing." (Werner Von Braun)
DAY 3 - JOHN GLENN - "The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math, and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel." (John Glenn)
DAY 4 - NEIL ARMSTRONG - Creativity Quote: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." (Neil Armstrong)
DAY 5 - DR. JIM GREEN - Creativity Quote: "the best thing to do with data that comes into our archive is to provide it online and provide it in a way where the information about the data is available for scientists to make decisions about using it or not using it." (Dr. Jim Green)
WEEK 4 DAY 1 - PARIS! - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “What an immense impression Paris made upon me. It is the most extraordinary place in the world!” (Charles Dickens) Creativity finds inspiration in special places--everywhere from Paris to the desk in your favorite class at school.
DAY 2 - THE ARTISTS OF PARIS - Creativity Quote: Creativity flourishes, grows, swells, multiplies, renews, and explodes when you are around other creative people.
DAY 3 - PARIS FASHION DESIGNERS - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” (Coco Chanel) Creativity never copies, but seeks to be something new.
DAY 4 - PARISIENNE CUISINE - Creativity Quote: In Paris, cooking is an art form --creativity brings specialness to even the most ordinary things.
DAY 5 - THE BRIDGES OF PARIS - Creativity Quote: Why make everything look the same?
WEEK 5 DAY 1 - MOTHER NATURE - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”— Albert Einstein Creative people know that looking close at nature, really close, gives us many ideas we can use for other things.
DAY 2 - STING - CREATIVITY QUOTE: “You can’t save the rainforest all at once; you have to save bits of it at a time, and hope the idea will grow." (STING) Creativity knows that feeling like giving up because a job seems too big, too impossible, is only a reminder that taking small, deliberate steps will eventually accomplish the task.
DAY 3 - DR. DAVID DVARELLA - CREATIVITY QUOTE: "The rainforest is an infinite sea of possibilities." (Dr. David Dvarella) Creativity saves lives.
DAY 4 - JAMES CAMERON - Curiosity drives creativity, bringing forth questions that are looking for solutions.
DAY 5 - THE KAYAPO - Creativity Quote: Creativity is empathy --the ability to think and feel how someone else feels, understanding that above all "home" matters.
WEEK 6 DAY 1 - MUFASA - "Look inside yourself. You are more than what you have become." (Mufasa)
DAY 2 - RAFIKI - Creativity always is ready to learn from wisdom, wherever and in whomever it is found. THE PAST CAN HURT. YOU CAN EITHER RUN FROM IT OR LEARN FROM IT." (RAFIKI)
DAY 3 - SIMBA - CREATIVITY QUOTE: Simba: “Looks like the winds are changing.” Rafiki: “Ah, change is good.” Simba: “Yeah, but it’s not easy. I know what I have to do, but… going back means I have to face my past. I have been running from it for so long.” CREATIVITY KNOWS THAT Change is good. It leads us to wonderful new people, places and things. You can’t stop change from happening. You have to face it. When one door closes, another one opens. Let the winds change!
DAY 4 - JULIE TAYMOR - CREATIVITY QUOTE: "I really do believe that if you don't challenge yourself and risk failing, that it's not interesting." (Julie Taymor) CREATIVITY KNOWS THAT WHEN CREATING... PLAYING IT SAFE IS BORING...
DAY 5 - THE ANIMATED MOVIE, "THE LION KING" - Creativity Quote: Creativity knows that just because ways of doing things are “old,” that doesn’t mean they don’t have value and challenge. Think of Disney’s “The Lion King!” It wasn’t created using digital animation… no it was drawn by animators… the old way. Yet...using that “old way” they made it feel new and fresh!
WEEK 7 DAY 1 - Prasert Eamrungroj (Thailand) - CREATIVITY QUOTE: "Creativity is a new answer to an old problem that generates great results!" (Prasert Eamrungroj) DAY 2 - Ravi Shankar & Nora Jones: CREATIVITY QUOTE: Creativity knows that often mixing together two very different ideas results in something new, something wonderful, something unique... it worked for this father and daughter!
DAY 3 - Troy Bradley, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Leonid Tiukhtyae of Moscow, Russia: CREATIVITY QUOTE: Creativity knows that even though it seemed and seems impossible, records always have and always will be broken; creativity always finds a way.
DAY 4 - Don Quixote - CREATIVITY QUOTE: While we are reading, we are all Don Quixote --good readers do more than read --they imagine they are in the story; creativity knows it is the Don Quixote readers who love, truly love books.
DAY 5 - ALFONSO CUARON: CREATIVITY QUOTE: Open your eyes --creative people are found in countries all over the world, showing Americans new ways to think.
WEEK 8 DAY 1 - DISNEY IMAGINEERS - There is no such thing as thinking too big.
DAY 2 - THOMAS STAGGS - CREATIVITY QUOTE: "The more that their visit can seem personalized, the better." Creativity knows that whether it is creating something for a friend or a school project, doing so in a way that says this is ME, makes it so much better.
DAY 3 - JOE ROHDE - CREATIVITY QUOTE: "All of us who are designers have an opportunity to take the work we are given and make it something unexpected." The result of creativity at its best is always something unexpected that takes your breath away.
DAY 4 - "VISITORS" TO DISNEY WORLD!: Imagining helps us see possibilities, ask the "what if" questions, and think about what "could be."
DAY 5 - YOU!!!: You, too, can be a Disney Imagineer!
WEEK 9 DAY 1 - PLINY THE YOUNGER: CREATIVITY QUOTE: "I have written out everything that I did at the time and heard while memories were still fresh. You will use the important bits, for it is one thing to write a letter, another to write history, one thing to write to a friend, another to write for the public." (Pliny the Younger) Creativity knows that the best way to preserve place and time is by writing down what happened before you forget…
DAY 2 - DR. REBECCA YOUNGER (VOLCANOLOGIST): Creativity Quote: "Study what you enjoy, and what you’re passionate about. There is so much pressure on students now to do well, and target a career. Whilst those things are important, university is a time to be curious, to learn new things and enjoy yourself. Make the most of it that you can, experience as much as you can and follow through on the things that you are most interested in. Oh, and the time you spend in the classroom is only the beginning to the study you are supposed to do! Always read more than is on the reading list, seek help if you need it and there is (almost) no such thing as a stupid question!" (Dr. Rebecca Willaims - volcanologist)
DAY 3 - George Kourounis: CREATIVITY QUOTE: "More people have visited the moon than the fiery bottom of this spectacular and deadly place." (George Kourounis) Creativity knows there is still much to discover in our world!
DAY 4 - JAMES FORD MURPHY: CREATIVITY QUOTE: “Volcanoes are so destructive, but they’re so creative. They’re so powerful in their eruptions but they’re so peaceful.” (James Ford Murphy)
Creativity knows there are many contrasts in nature, just like in people… it is possible to be brave when you are afraid and strong when you are weak.
DAY 5 - SAM COSSMAN: Creativity Quote: "There's not that many places in the world where you can say, 'I'm among a few people on the planet who has ever seen this,'" The world is an amazing place filled with creative wonders.
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