All posts by Nick Jones

I'm a Learning Designer and Media Producer currently working with OpenLearning. I find the challenge of constantly having to come up with creative ideas and strategies to inspire and engage learners to be addictive. I'm happy that I get to work with the most interesting medium on Earth – the human mind!

How to Promote Divergent Thinking in Your Students

What would happen if, one day, NASA discovers that the moon actually is made out of cheese? Would it fall out of the sky? Would it spontaneously (and deliciously) explode? Is this even worth thinking about? This kind of question is not only worth asking, but is also a great way to develop creative and higher-order thinking skills in your students.