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ERIC Number: EJ1062454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
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ISSN: ISSN-1598-1037
Flourishing Creativity: Education in an Age of Wonder
Tan, Oon Seng
Asia Pacific Education Review, v16 n2 p161-166 Jun 2015
The twenty-first century is often described as an age of uncertainty and ambiguity with unprecedented challenges. Those with a creative mind-set however might call this millennium an age of wonder. New technologies and digital media are facilitating imagination and inventiveness. How are we innovating education? Are schools and classroom fostering creativity? This chapter will discuss the understanding of the cognitive functions of creativity and relate these to curriculum and pedagogy. It will deal with issues such as tapping on the powers of psychological habits and novelty, contextualizing learning, providing for serendipity, imagination, and play.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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