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ERIC Number: EJ1081341
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 56
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1927-5250
Play, Imagination, and Creativity: A Brief Literature Review
Tsai, Kuan Chen
Journal of Education and Learning, v1 n2 p15-20 2012
What the ultimate goal for education is to help students develop their capabilities and in turn to maximize their potentials into practical uses in everyday life. In fact, teachers are critical resources at their disposal to facilitate maximum students learning experience and to release students' potentials in classrooms. It is believed that creativity is an important capacity for students to possess in order to face this fast-changing world. The purpose of current study is to review related literature on play, imagination, and creativity. By doing so, it is hoped to provide some useful insights for educators to bring those concepts into classrooms in terms of promoting creativity. Finally, several creativity strategies for facilitating creativity are discussed. The overall results of the literature review suggest that educators should bring play and imagination in their classrooms in order to encourage creativity.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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