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ERIC Number: EJ919392
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Creative Thinking in Schools: Finding the "Just Right" Challenge for Students
Fletcher, Tina Sue
Gifted Child Today, v34 n2 p37-42 Spr 2011
Spurred on by explosive technological developments and unprecedented access to information, leaders in the fields of business, industry, and education are all calling for creative, innovative workers. In an atmosphere of high-stakes testing and global competitiveness, educators around the world are examining their teaching methods to determine best practices for producing learning environments that develop and nurture creativity, characterized by divergent thinking, innovative solutions to problems, and fresh, new ideas. In light of their responsibilities to teach an ever-expanding knowledge base, how can school personnel also foster creative thinking in students? This article provides a list of strategies that can be used to enhance creativity in the classroom. (Contains 1 table.)
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Language: English
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