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The current study examined how preservice teachers view the nature and role of creativity in light of the complexities of contemporary early childhood classrooms. Findings indicate that the vast majority of preservice teachers valued creative thinking. However, they voiced concerns over their own unclear understandings of how to support children's creative endeavors in complex classroom environments.
Updated: Nov. 28, 2012
Thie goal of ths research project is two fold: first, this research aims at finding out how teachers talk about creativity at a school community level, and what they recognise as creative acts among pupils at the primary and secondary levels. Second, the research project's purpose is to investigate the role played by teacher conceptions of creativity in relation to promoting the creativity of pupils. The participants in this study were 14 teachers who worked at both the primary and secondary levels in Denmark. The author claims that teachers should be creative themselves experiment with their teaching whenever appropriate and in such a way that demonstrates to pupils how to work creatively.
Updated: Oct. 10, 2012
Creative teaching is necessary to meet the complex needs of students and society. The current article reviews 12 Canadian case studies of creative teaching conducted by a creative teaching research group. The findings reveal that Canadian creative teachers are distinctive using intrapersonal awareness in service of their teaching. Furthermore, Canadian teachers base creative instructional choices on their values, emphasizing community.
Updated: Dec. 20, 2011