Creative Discussion using Plain Pair Groups

Creative Discussion – a key to insight and change

William Plain
Emeritus Professor, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies

Plain Pair Group Teaching (Plain PGT)
- for universities and schools
Plain Pair Group Discussion (Plain PGD)
- for decision making and staff development
- for informal or community creative discussion

A flash of insight is the spark of cosmic intelligence.
Small group sharing of insight can change the pattern of human intelligence. &

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Key ideas


Insight to Earthsight
The Art of Insight
The Key to Creativity is Insight

Developing Creativity

The Awakeness Paradigm

Creative Discussion Campaign

Campaign email

Plain Pair Group Teaching

Visit a Plain PGT classroom - (English + 日本語 )
Classroom Management - (日本語版)
Teaching and Testing – the Terrible Twins

Plain Pair Group Discussion

Creative Discussion Groups (English + 日本語 )
Campus Creative Discussion (English + 日本語 )
Creative Discussion Sign
Active Education - report

Collective Deliberation

Wisdom in Planetary Leadership

Corporate Creative Discussion

Creativity in the Organisation
Creative Potential

Power enabling Profit at the expense of the People ('PePeP')
Toyota Solar Today - (日本語版)

Creative Campus

NUFS Creative Campus Introduction (English + 日本語 )
NUFS Creative Campus Projects (English + 日本語 )
NUFS Creative Campus Ideas (English + 日本語 )
Campus Creative Discussion Projects (English + 日本語 )
Campus Creative Discussion Background (English + 日本語 )
Campus Creative Discussion New Directions (English + 日本語 )


Research Plain Pair Groups (English + 日本語 )


Silence in the Classroom
Abstract of Research Project
'Plain PGT: Classroom Management
Management of Silence
Content in University Language Classes

Awareness Training in Learning and Teaching
Awareness Training Introduction
Paradigms, Models and the Like
A Paradigm for Awareness
From Awareness to Insight

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