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ERIC Number: EJ1006686
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Fundamentals of Creativity
Beghetto, Ronald A.; Kaufman, James C.
Educational Leadership, v70 n5 p10-15 Feb 2013
Creativity has become a hot topic in education. From President Barack Obama to Amazon's Jeff Bezos to "Newsweek" magazine, business leaders, major media outlets, government officials, and education policy makers are increasingly advocating including student creativity in the curriculum. But without a clear understanding of the nature of creativity itself, such well-meaning advocacy may do more harm than good; educators may experience calls for teaching creativity as just another guilt-inducing addition to an already-overwhelming set of curricular demands. Here are five fundamental insights that can guide and support educators as they endeavor to integrate student creativity into the everyday curriculum. (Contains 4 resources.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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