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Yesterday's Minds or Tomorrow's? A Handbook on Creativity.
GRADES OR AGES: K-8, with emphasis on lower grades. SUBJECT MATTER: Creativity. ORGANIZATION AND PHYSICAL APPEARANCE: The greater part of the guide is concerned with the identification and encouragement of creativity. Chapter headings include: Definition of Creativity; The Creative Teacher; What Is the Creative Child Like?; How Can We Identify the Creative Child?; Method of Measuring Creativity; An Evaluation; Use of Creativity To Release Inhibitions and Talents; Evoking Thinking in a Creative Way; Problems of Developing Creativity; What Becomes of the Creative Child?; Subject Matter and Creativity; and Some Important Facilitating Procedures for the Development of Creativity. The guide is mimeographed and spiral bound with a soft cover. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: Three general objectives are described at the beginning of the guide. Others form an integral part of the main text. Specific activities are listed for art, language arts, math, physical education, and social studies. Sample lessons include language arts, write a story, draw a picture, playing with paper, and response to mood. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: There is a brief bibliography. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: Two possible methods of evaluating creativity are included in the text. (MBM)
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Authoring Institution: Cheyenne Public Schools, WY.