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ERIC Number: EJ935849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
Creative Teaching: Why It Matters and where to Begin
Rinkevich, Jennifer L.
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v84 n5 p219-223 2011
Current research indicates that creativity in teaching can and should be enhanced in order to promote student learning. This article begins by stressing the importance of creativity in education and the ways in which creative teaching benefits students. Next, it addresses key points for better understanding classroom creativity by identifying common barriers that counteract or hinder teacher creativity. After identifying the characteristics of teachers who are considered creative educators, this article concludes with general recommendations, as well as specific strategies, for increasing the level of creative teaching in today's classrooms. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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