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Thomas, Gary – Harvard Educational Review, 1997
Argues against the use of theory in educational inquiry, contending that the meaning of theory is unclear; both personal theory and grand theory inhibit creativity and methodology; and less structured problem solving and ad hoc approaches are more likely to result in pluralistic ideas. (SK)
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Learning Theories
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Duckworth, Eleanor – Harvard Educational Review, 1972
The author believes that creativity and intelligence in children develop only minimally according to a built-in pace but depend mainly on having the opportunities to develop. (AN)
Descriptors: Child Development, Comprehension, Creative Thinking, Intellectual Development