ERIC Number: ED335852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
[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)
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Childrens Literature, Cooperative Learning, Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Freehand Drawing, Gifted, Gifted Disadvantaged, Interdisciplinary Approach, Leadership, Mathematics Instruction, Mentors, Productivity, Program Development, Reading Instruction, Talent Identification, Writing Instruction
Illinois Council for the Gifted, 500 North Clark Dr., Palatine, IL 60067.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Council for the Gifted, Palatine.