YEAR 1 & YEAR 3: We repeat every other year, however...as new faces present themselves they, too, are added. In truth, there are more than five "Faces" in most weeks, allowing you to pick and choose the ones you most want to share with your students.
The Face of the Day is designed to introduce the many different ways creativity manifests itself. Each day there is something new to learn about the mindset of those who use their creativity to amaze us.
FIRST NINE WEEKS:
Week 1 ROSA PARKS - Creativity coupled with CONVICTION gets things accomplished in a bold way.
POPE FRANCIS - There is no greater joy that using your creativity to enhance the lives of others.
MICHELLE OBAMA - Creativity listens to trusted people who offer valuable criticism and uses what they say to grow.
BEATRIX POTTER - Creativity sees with the mind's eye which is sharper than perfect vision.
IVANKA TRUMP: "LOVE what you do. There's always going to be someone else who's smarter than you, but there's no substitute for passion. People who are passionate always work the hardest, and that sets them apart."
EYTHOR BENDER: Creativity sees problems that need solved and then sets out to solve them!
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: Creativity takes Franklin's advise: "Do things worth writing about!"
WOODY GUTHRIE: "It's a folk singers job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people." (Woody Guthrie) Creativity understands why this is important and seeks ways to accomplish this task.
DR. SEUSS: "I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells!" Nonsense wakes up creativity as well...
JOHN MUIR:"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." Creativity needs those places to blossom as well...
WEEK 3 SAM WALTON: "Eat what you cook." (Sam Walton) Creativity seeks to deliberately makes good choices, knowing that good or bad, you have to live with the choices you make.
MARK TWAIN: "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did." (Mark Twain) Creativity seizes opportunity when it appears, knowing that tomorrow it may be gone...
HELEN KELLER: "I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do." (Helen Keller) Creative people, keep a positive attitude in struggles, knowing nothing good ever comes from giving up.
ANGELINA JOLIE: "I have never understood why some people are lucky enough to be born with the chance that I had—with this path in life. And why across the world, there's a woman just like me with the same abilities and the same desires who sits in a refuge camp, and she has no voice. She worries about what her children will eat and how to keep them safe. I don't know why this is my life and that's hers…But I will do as my mother asked, and I will do the best I can with this life to be of use to others." (Angelina Jolie) Creativity believes that it really doesn't matter what we expect from life, what matters is what life expect of us...
THOMAS EDISON: "When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this --you haven't." (Thomas Edison) Creativity knows there is always a way...
KATE - DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE:CREATIVITY QUOTE: "I'm still very much Kate." (Duchess of Cambridge) Creative people never try to impress others -- they are happy being themselves.
MALALA: Creativity Quote: "One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world." (Nobel Peace Prize winner 2014 - Malala Yousafzai) Creativity honors and listens to the truths of those who are glorious lights in our world --no matter how young they are.
SIR KEN ROBINSON: Creativity Quotes: "Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value." (Sir Ken Robinson)
MICHELANGELO: Creativity Quote: when others commented on his art he would say, "I'm still learning." (Michelangelo) Creativity knows the more you learn, the more you know there is to learn, and the more your creativity grows...
SHIRLEY TEMPLE: Creativity Quote: "Don't forget to tell your favorite people that you love them." (Shirley Temple) Creativity treasures relationships, knowing that above all, people matter and matter greatly.
BOBBY FISCHER: Creativity Quote: "All that matters on the chess board is good moves." (Bobby Fischer) Creativity finds solutions that others never saw.
JIMMY NELSON: CREATIVITY QUOTE: "I wanted to create an ambitious aesthetic photographic document that would stand the test of time --a body of work that would be an irreplaceable photographic record of a fast disappearing world." Creativity is complete awareness --it notices everything, seeing the wonder in that which is overlooked and unappreciated.
MARGARET THATCHER: Creativity Quote: "What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense of purpose." (Margaret Thatcher)
MANNY STEPANEK:Creativity Quote: "Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second." (Manny Stepanek) With creativity 1 + 1 is never 2, but "3."
PELE EDSON ARANTES DO NASCIMENTO: CREATIVITY QUOTE: "Everything is practice." (Pele) Creative people know that it is practice that makes their talents and ideas remarkable.
WEEK 9 DIAN FOSSEY: "When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future. (Fossey)" Creativity also values all of life... seeing miracles everywhere.
P. T. BARNUM:CREATIVITY QUOTE: "Whatever you do, do it with all your might!" (P. T. Barnum) Creativity always gives its all!
CONFUCIUS: Creativity Quote: “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.” (Confucius) Creativity never gives up.
ANNE FRANK: Creativity Quote: "How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands." (Anne Frank) -- Creativity, too, is something parents can't give their children... each child must seek after it.
OPRAH WINFREY: Creativity Quote: "I have a lot of things to prove to myself. One is that I can live my life fearlessly." (Oprah Winfrey) Creative people guards against regret, knowing most people regret the things they didn't do, much more than the things they did do.