SEISEI - How did it all begin?
I wanted to develop a method that will help every child learn to think differently and find his own unique way to move in the world. SEISEI - The name draws its inspiration from an expression in the field of Japanese agriculture, which means being in constant movement and growth. The team that joined me is comprised of individuals that are constantly searching, trying to refine their way of thought and invite every person they meet to become a part of this experience. Our central source of pride is our ability to nurture a series of complementary skills amongst children and teachers in order to develop creative thinking as a native language. The method includes 248 exercises, each one contains different layers of challenge and depth that were tested for years amongst a tremendous variety of populations, ages and positions.
Dr. Eyal Doron
Developing creative thinking, interpersonal skills and resourcefulness
About the founder and developer
The developer of the method, Dr. Eyal Doron, researcher of creative thinking and readiness for the new world, served as a consultant to the gifted and outstanding children division in the ministry of education, leads the interdisciplinary division of Psychology and Humanities in the Psychology school at IDC Herzliya and the “Creativity in Action” program in the school for management training at IDC Herzliya.
The goal of the SEISEI method
Developing creative thinking & resourcefulness amongst adults, children and teens is essential for coping with the dynamic and complex world of the 21st century. The SEISEI method is based on empiric research and was tested successfully among thousands of children and teens from various populations all over the country.
Why this method works
The method creates a continuous consciousness change. The educational sequence, that is to say a small amount of daily practice and experiential introspection, leads to internalization and shapes our perception of ourselves and the world. The educational sequence occurs in every encounter with others and in every encounter with myself.
Why do I need it?
SEISEI teaches practical and relevant tools for solving problems in every area of life. The study material is not purely inspirational- the inspiration serves the solving of the problem, strengthens the pupil and helps him persevere.
The essence of the change
Learning the SEISEI method changes the pupil, his atmosphere and his attitude towards life. The method nurtures one’s internal motivation, ignites his curiosity on the daily level and makes him proactive: an individual that is aware of his surroundings, creates links and connections from everything around him and makes the most out of every opportunity.
What is creativity according to the SEISEI method?
Creativity is a “muscle” that can be developed , a world view that one can learn and practice in order to achieve creative thinking as a native language. SEISEI sees creativity as a holistic and multi-dimensional life view.
SEISEI in numbers
Cities all over the country
A study held by IBM asked 1541 CEOs from 60 countries and 33 industries:
“What is the most critical characteristic for future success?”
The answer: Creativity!
What are we capable of doing?
Many years of training teachers, workshops and giving central tools in providing creative thinking abilities amongst the students, teachers and management staff.
Creative thinking camps which are pedagogically adapted to the values of companies and organizations. Building, managing and producing activities for employees’ children during vacations. You define the need and we will do the rest.
Activities during vacations
Summer camp, Passover camp, day camps and creative thinking activity meetings which are held for children from the 1st-8th grade in: Ha-Kfar Ha-Yarok, Tel Aviv and other locations throughout the country.
Quality, creativity, curiosity and empathy
One of the most important conditions to cultivate creativity in children is the unique social climate, one we uphold to the highest standards without compromise. Mature and experienced instructors go through a rigorous selection process and comprehensive training so they can provide a nurturing & patient (but also challenging) environment for the children. Special emphasis is placed on mental maturity, empathy, striving for personal excellence, charisma and natural curiosity.
We are extremely proud of our team of instructors who travel all over the country and take part in several social projects and local initiatives.
"SEISEI gave me important tools for life, It made me understand that life is more than just "right" or "wrong" answers. I understand now you must be creative if you want to do well."
"From session to session you could really see how the students are experiencing a learning process that empowers them. The sessions gave them tools to handle problems, not just in the academic field, but also life in general."
"The skills the pupils acquire in the creative thinking lessons help them succeed in the rest of the curriculum. Suddenly, they are having an easier time in other classes like math and reading comprehension. … We are also beginning to see...
"My son solves different problems all around the house. He even prepares different quizzes for us to play during Friday's dinner. For him, it's a direct continuation of SEISEI in school, and he just can't wait for the next...
"The program gives children who are usually quiet and shy the opportunity to blossom. One of the best things the program gave us is that the children are much more motivated - They initiate, they are decisive, responsible and show perseverance...