"I found the EPIC Cards to be a great resource to ensure that I was incorporating elements of creativity into my classroom. Often, I think that I'm doing things without actually doing them so it's good to have a system that holds you accountable. The most surprising piece to me was how easy and straightforward it was to integrate the cards into my class. The cards are designed in such a way that they flow along with any lesson. EPIC Cards allowed us to begin to create some intentional language around creativity. What it is, what it isn't.... In addition, we were really able to talk about the space that needs to be created to truly explore creativity. On a personal note, as a teacher it forced me to let go of some control in my classroom which is always a good thing:)"
Andrew Holccombe- Director of middle school
EPIC Cards come in a pack of 50 and have simple questions and prompts that help teach and promote creativity. They work for any age. Use them for team building, before a brainstorming session, or in between lessons.
Daniel can design an interactive and educative training for any organization's needs. His goal is to help groups to develop a common language they can use to help them intentionally talk about creativity - leading to more successful and creative performances and results, and innovative education programs.
Daniel is an energetic and inspiring speaker with engaging stories, accessible topics, and a message that leaves an impact on audiences. Click below to learn more and book him for your next event.
From Experience to Creativity: The experiential educator's incomplete guide to creativity provides an accessible overview of creativity that makes teaching and being creative simple and understandable.
I've been drawing caricatures for about 15 years at places like Universal Studios in Hollywood, The Stratosphere in Las Vegas, Silverwood Theme Park in Idaho, at parties, events, and all kinds of places. Caricatures are great for parties and they also make wonderful gifts, holiday cards, and logos. Contact me for more information about what I can do for you or your organization.
This book is not for the faint of heart. It is a compilation of the greatest historical war cartoons ever created by me, Captain Daniel Cape, US Army National Guard, Division Engineer Current Operations Officer In Charge. No really, you probably won't get 80% of the cartoons, but it's still fun to look at and you should totally buy it.
This fun and dynamic learning event is designed to teach individuals and groups about creative thinking skills through fun and relevant experiences – while exploring downtown Boone.
Participants (18 y/o and up) will receive initial lessons on creativity before being released on a scavenger hunt-like mission that will take them to various locations around town.
Prizes will be given to largest group to sign up, most creative answers provided at certain points, and other accomplishments.
The First 25 people to register get a free copy of From Experience to Creativity!
Creativity – Problem Solving – Teambuilding
This is a unique and powerful learning activity that goes beyond traditional training programs. The power of this event comes from the dynamic experiences that require participants to learn, think, act, and reflect throughout the course of the activity. The safe learning environment supports group members while they explore new concepts and problem-solve together. Risk-taking and compassion go hand in hand throughout the experience.
Daniel Cape is a dynamic and creative facilitator, author, and speaker. Daniel served as a combat engineer officer in the Army National Guard, in addition to holding leadership roles in outdoor and educational settings in the United States and abroad. He derives his creativity from unique life experiences that include 15 years as a caricature artist, international volunteer work, and his love of the outdoors. Daniel holds a master’s degree in experiential education and is completing his PhD in psychology with a focus in creativity studies from Saybrook University. He’s the creator of EPIC Cards, which teach and promote creativity and the author of From Experience to Creativity: The experiential educator’s incomplete guide to creativity. His TEDx talk, “A Deeper Understanding of Creativity” is available to watch on Youtube.
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