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Beghetto, Ronald A., Ed.; Sriraman, Bharath, Ed. – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Creative Contradictions in Education is a provocative collection of essays by international experts who tackle difficult questions about creativity in education from a cross-disciplinary perspective. The contributors to this volume examine and provide fresh insights into the tensions and contradictions that researchers and educators face when…
Descriptors: Creativity, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teaching Methods, Creative Thinking
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Houmann, Anna – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Working within the field of creativity can be difficult within a context of the arts. Just mentioning the word could get you into trouble. One thought is that in arts education we don't talk about creativity in fear of loosing the "magic" about it. The arts are per se a creative context so why bother defining it, describing it, or even…
Descriptors: Music Education, Creativity, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods
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Burnett, Cynthia A.; Haydon, Kathryn P. – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
What would it take to build an educational system that truly integrated creativity into the core of its processes? In this chapter, we will explore two different approaches to changing the system. We will look at the idea of an educational revolution, and, in particular, the trajectory of the Quiet Revolution that Torrance EP, Goff K (1989)…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Educational Philosophy
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Haavold, Per Øystein; Birkeland, Alv – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
The focus of this chapter is a study of teacher educators' conceptions of the relationship between mathematics and creativity. A particular focus was on the apparent contradictions between the conceptions of mathematics and creativity found in schools, as opposed to conceptions found within the society of professional mathematicians. We…
Descriptors: Creativity, Mathematics Instruction, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes
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Tan, Ai-Girl – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Creative imagination and memorization are complementary abilities in learning mathematics (Vygotsky, J Russian East Eur Psychol 42(1):7-97, 2004). These complementary abilities engage "movement" in learning mathematics among "realities" (e.g., personal and social experience, emotion, and cultural practices) (see also Dewey,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Imagination
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Ambrose, Don – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
This chapter explores how misguided school reformers, the policymakers and citizens who believe those reformers, and the school systems and teachers obeying reform mandates often become trapped within a single worldview and think they are being creative. They might be creative to an extent but they are limiting their creativity by confining their…
Descriptors: Creativity, World Views, Teaching Methods, Educational Change
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Simonton, Dean Keith – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Two empirical investigations showed that achieved eminence as a creator can sometimes be a curvilinear, inverted-U function of the level of formal education attained by the individual. Typically, the peak falls approximately in the last year of undergraduate education. Because these findings suggest that formal education might not always be…
Descriptors: Creativity, Definitions, Undergraduate Students, Creative Thinking
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Baer, John – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Creativity brings joy, wonder, efficiency, excitement, and pleasure into our lives. Although creativity can also be malevolent (see, e.g., Cropley et al., Creat Res J 20(2):105-115, 2008), for the most part creativity makes life better, and most of us would like to have and to experience more of it. Nurturing creativity is therefore something that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Creativity, Educational Benefits, Life Satisfaction
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Hong, Eunsook; Part, Rachel; Rowel, Lonnie – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Personal beliefs about a construct are formed based on individuals' experiences in sociocultural contexts. Personal beliefs are powerful as individuals tend to plan, take actions, and evaluate their own and others' actions based on their belief system. In this chapter, we review pervasive creativity myths, followed by an examination of teachers'…
Descriptors: Creativity, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Misconceptions
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Runco, Mark A. – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
This chapter explores the various relationships that exist between contradictions and creativity. The focus is education, with implications for both teachers and students. Contradictions are defined and contrasted with problems, disequilibria, and dilemmae. Product, place, personality, and process perspectives on creativity as also compared. The…
Descriptors: Creativity, Correlation, Comparative Analysis, Personality Traits
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Lubart, Todd; Besançon, Maud – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Creativity is a 21st-century skill that is receiving increasing attention in schools. One of the key issues that needs to be solved to facilitate the education of creativity is its' measurement. There is however ongoing controversy on the measurement of creativity. This is an issue of debate concerning both children, adolescents' and adults'…
Descriptors: Creativity, Measurement Techniques, Evaluation Methods, Educational Environment
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Karwowski, Maciej – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Schools have poor reputation among creativity researchers. Teachers' biases and implicit theories, disruptive behaviors among creative students, and the equivocal pattern of the relationship between creativity and school achievement all contribute to this fact. This chapter presents a new typological model of creativity and demonstrate how this…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Behavior Problems, Correlation
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Tanggaard, Lene; Hjorth, Rasmus – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
This paper draws on a recent study of teaching experiments in a Danish gymnasium (upper secondary school) context. The aim of the study was to afford students time to devise creative solutions to specific problems in each subject area. For the purposes of the study, abductive reasoning, applied to ordinary subjects in the classroom in a high…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Creativity, Creative Thinking, Teaching Methods
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Root-Bernstein, Robert; Root-Bernstein, Michele – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
The goal of educating for creativity must be active understanding rather than passive knowing. To understand is to have the capability to re-create, which trains the ability also to create. The ability to create requires problem-finding as well as problem-solving. It requires practice. Best practice involves the emulation of creative people and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Creative Thinking, Problem Solving
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Tinio, Pablo P. L.; Barbot, Baptiste – Creativity Theory and Action in Education, 2017
Creativity is a skill that many consider essential for success in school, career, and life (Florida, The rise of the creative class. Basic Books, New York, 2002; Florida, The flight of the creative class: the new global competition for talent. HarperBusiness, New York, 2005; Guilford, Am Psychol 5:444-454, 1950). For this reason, creativity has…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Gifted, Barriers
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