ERIC Number: ED210646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Creativity: Characteristics, Climate and Activities for Creative Learning (K-12).
Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Reading Effectiveness.
Intended for teachers at all levels, this paper examines the characteristics of creativity and provides activities for creative learning. Following an introduction defining creativity as the ability to draw upon one's past experience, the paper examines the characteristics of creative thinking. This examination is followed by a section that discusses the characteristics of a creative classroom and a creative teacher. The next three sections provide specific activities for creative listening, creative reading, and creative writing. The activities presented include responding to a poem, outlining a story, and writing a story with a plot based on a series of unrelated pictures. (HTH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Reading Effectiveness.