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ERIC Number: ED335852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
[Creativity: Nature and Nurture; Program and Curriculum; Reading and Writing.]
Smutney, Joan Franklin, Ed.
ICG Journal, v10 1991
This theme issue contains 17 articles which provide a diversity of views on the nature of creativity and how best to nurture it. Five initial articles are: "Creatively Gifted, disadvantaged Children: Their Desperate Need for Mentors" (E. Paul Torrance); "Creative Productivity: Understanding Its Sources and Nurture" (Donald J. Treffinger); "Creativity: Identifying the Unidentifiable (One Person's Opinion)" (Robert S. Sloat); "The Japanese and Creativity" (Kyoko Nakagawa); and "A Curmudgeon's Guide to the Classroom" (Jane Artabasy). Program and curriculum are examined in the following articles: "Developing Children's Creativity" (LeoNora M. Cohen); "A Model for Integrating Thinking and Process Skills into the Regular Curriculum through Gifted Education" (Steven M. Hoover);"Critical, Creative and Cooperative Thinking Activities for Gifted Math Students" (Jean Merzon); "Summer Enrichment: Time to Try an Interdisciplinary Course" (Diane G. Oppenheim); and "Creative Leadership: A New Vision for Education" (Deborah A. Weiner). Creativity in reading and writing are considered in: "Techniques for Stimulating Story Writing among Gifted Children" (Beverly Otto); "'Bravo Minski' Brings Big Thoughts to Young Readers" (William Nikola-Lisa); and "From Antique Books to Word Processing: A Whole-Language Approach Inspires Creativity in Young Gifted Authors" (Terese R. Messman). Finally, the arts are examined in the following articles: "A Wide-Eyed View of the Arts" (Lynn Schornick); "Drawing: A Process of Thinking" (Jeanie Goertz); and "A Case for Arts Education" (Joe Boyer). A paper by Edmund B. Hunt, titled "Reform: The Plight of the Gifted" (excerpted from "The Perils of Reform") concludes the issue. (DB)
Illinois Council for the Gifted, 500 North Clark Dr., Palatine, IL 60067.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Council for the Gifted, Palatine.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A