I recently read an article referencing First Principles Thinking paralleled with my reading of the LAUNCH Cycle -
Chapter 7 - Navigating Ideas
Elon Musk and Bill Thurston on the Power of Thinking for Yourself
What I found interesting was the notion that we should brainstorm many times individually before coming together to brainstorm. I particularly loved these quotes:
Quotes from the article:
In Chapter 7 of LAUNCH, it talks about the loudest shouters gets the most ideas on the board. It is so true. How do we get every student to have a voice. I think that is a building a foundation for student-centered learning.
Think of it this way: you wouldn’t build a house without a blueprint.