Teaching Creatively and Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creatively and Teaching Creativity

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Creative teaching as well as teaching creativity are cutting edge issues in psychology today as recent academic and popular media coverage has shown. This volume expands on that interest with chapter authors drawn from interdisciplinary areas. It includes examples of creatively teaching across the education system, including preschool, K-12, undergraduate, and graduate level education. The variety of subjects covered by the chapters include psychology, math, science, and reading. In addition to creative teaching which may lead to enhanced learning and achievement in students, as well enhanced creativity, another focus is teaching with the objective to enhance creativity.A cadre of trained teaching artists has emerged who understands the needs of the classroom teacher, their role as ... For example, in a geometry lesson, participants move creatively to jazz by eights. ... (Shapes and line structures for third grade math include squares, parallelograms, and ovals; parallel and intersecting lines;anbsp;...

Title:Teaching Creatively and Teaching Creativity
Author:Mary Banks Gregerson, Heather T. Snyder, James C. Kaufman
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-11-13


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