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Thinking creatively is a great way to solve a problem, such as working out how to design a project, or examine a question you need to answer. If you 'think around' the subject you can generate the answer or more easily understand the topic. Here are some ways of thinking creatively that may help you make decisions on what evidence you might need to collect.
Brainstorming is a way of generating ideas. It is a good method to try if you are attacking a specific problem, whether alone or as part of a group.
This short YouTube video shows you exactly what NOT to do when brainstorming in a group.
Here you would ask questions about the subject at hand. Namely
These questions would then lead on to other questions, or a wider examination of the subject.
Here you try and look at things from another point of view.
This is a good method to use where you want to see both sides of a theory or find out more about something. It also helps you to move away from your own opinion, which could be biased or lacking in information.