ERIC Number: ED192511
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving.
The booklet considers the nature of creativity in children and examines classroom implications. Among the topics addressed are the following: theories about creativity; research; developments in brain research; the creative process; creative problem solving; the Structure of Intellect Problem Solving (SIPS) model; a rationale for creativity in the curriculum; creative development; factors contributing to creativity; recognizing creative potential; traits of creative persons; encouraging creative potential; blocks to creativity; and current approaches to the development of creativity (including synectics, bionics, sociodrama as a problem solving approach, lateral thinking, and creative dramatics). A final section lists 52 methods, techniques, and educational programs for stimulating creativity. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.