Creativity in the classroom

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Creativity in the classroom
Alane Jordan Starko
Type: eBook
Released: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Page Count: 511
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 080584791X
ISBN-13: 9780805847918
The third edition of this well-known text continues the mission of its predecessors - to help teachers link research and theory regarding creativity to the everyday activities of classroom teaching.Creativity in the classroom Textbook Part I (chapters 1-4) includes information on theories of creativity, characteristics of creative individuals, talent development, and motivation and creativity. Part II (chapters 5-8) includes strategies designed to explicitly teach creative thinking, to weave creative thinking into content area instruction, and to organize basic classroom activities (grouping, lesson planning, assessment, grading) in ways that support students' creativity. Pedagogy - Within each chapter reflection questions and sample lesson plans help the reader adapt ideas to their own teaching situations. Changes - In addition to general updating, there is new material on cross-cultural concepts of creativity, on teaching for creativity in an age of standards (including lessons tied directly to state standards), and on collaborative creativity. Audiences - This book is suitable for any course that deals wholly or partly with creativity in teaching, teaching the gifted and talented, or teaching thinking and problem solving. Such courses are variously found in departments of special education, curriculum and instruction, or educational psychology.

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