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Creativity in the Classroom, Fifth Edition, helps teachers apply up-to-date research on creativity to their everyday classroom practice. Early chapters explore theories of creativity and talent development, while later chapters focus on practice, providing plentiful real-world applications from strategies designed to teach creative thinking to guidelines for teaching core content in ways that support student creativity. Attention is also given to classroom organization, motivation, and assessment. New to this edition:
• Common Core State StandardsUpdated coverage includes guidelines for teaching for creativity within a culture of educational standards.
• TechnologyEach chapter now includes tips for teaching with technology in ways that support creativity.
• AssessmentA new, full chapter on assessment provides strategies for assessing creativity and ideas for classroom assessment that support creativity.
• Creativity in the Classroom ModelsNew graphics highlight the relationships among creativity, learning for understanding, and motivation.
The 5th edition of this well-loved text continues in the tradition of its predecessors, providing both theoretical and practical material that will be useful to teachers for years to come.