Creativity in the Classroom Schools of Curious Delight

ISBN-10: 0415532027

ISBN-13: 9780415532020

Edition: 5th 2014 (Revised)

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List price: $44.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/26/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936

Preface
Understanding Creative People and Processes
What Is Creativity?
Really, Why Bother?
We Need Creativity for Learning
We Need Creativity for Motivation
We Need Creativity for Joy
In Case There's Any Doubt: We Need Creativity for Everybody
Getting Started: Defining Creativity
Definitions of Creativity
Levels and Domains of Creativity
Why Do People Create?
Teaching for Creativity Versus Creative Teaching
Authentic Problems and Processes
Teaching for Creativity in a Time of Standards
Is Creativity Really Good for Us?
And Do We Really Want It?
Structure of the Book
Models of the Creative Process
The Creative Process
Dewey and Wallas: To Incubate or Not to Incubate
The Osborn-Parnes Model
Problem Finding
The Nature of Problems
Firsthand Accounts
Research Describing Problem Finding
Creativity Across Cultures
Theories of Creativity: The Individual
Early Views
Psychoanalytic Theories
Freud's Approach
Kris and Kubie
Jung's Theories
Contemporary Psychoanalysts
Behaviorist Theories
Skinner and the Chickens
Mednick's Associative Theory
Humanist Theories
Maslow's Theories
Rogers's Approach
Development of Creativity and Social Interactions
Creativity, Intelligence, and Cognition
Guilford's Structure of the Intellect
Perkins, Weisberg, and Myth Busting
Creative Cognition
Creativity and Neuroscience
The Ultimate Mechanics: Creativity and Computers
Theories of Creativity: Systems in Context
Systems Approaches
Creativity, Culture, and Csikszentmihalyi
Feldman: Defender of Insight
An Investment Model and Thoughts About Wisdom
Gruber's Evolving Systems
Simonton and an Evolutionary Model
Amabile, Motivation, and a Model of Creativity
Creativity, Collaboration, and Organizations
Creative Collaborations
Organizational Creativity
Patterns, Questions, and Issues
Creative People
Characteristics Associated With Creativity
Creativity and Intelligence
The IPAR Studies: In Search of Human Effectiveness
Cognitive Characteristics
Affective Characteristics
Creativity and Complexity
Creativity and Mental Illness
Biographical Traits: Learning From Life Stories
Biographies of Eminent Creators
Creativity and Multicultural Experiences
Creativity and Talent Development: What Do Teachers Do?
Disciplinary, Gender, and Cultural Differences
What Were They Like as Children?
Play and Creativity
Research on Creative Young People
Creative Activities and Misidentification
Creativity and Classroom Life
Teaching Creative Thinking Skills and Habits
Three Keys to Creativity in the Classroom
Tools for Creative Thinking
Sparks of Genius
Thirteen Thinking Tools
Problem Finding
Divergent Thinking Strategies
Brainstorming
SCAMPER
Attribute Listing
Morphological Synthesis
Random Input and Other Techniques of Lateral Thinking
Using Divergent Thinking in Creative Problem Solving
Using Metaphors and Analogies
Synectics
Other Uses for Metaphorical Thinking
Visualization and Creative Dramatics
Visualization
Creative Dramatics
Commercial and Competitive Programs
Future Problem Solving
Destination ImagiNation
Odyssey of the Mind
Inventing and Invention Conventions
Science Olympiad
Makers and More
Commercial Products, Transfer, and the Real World
Creativity in the Content Areas: Language Arts, Social Studies, and the Arts
Creativity and the Common Core
Creativity and Common Core Principle 1: They Are Not the Whole Curriculum
Creativity and Common Core Principle 2: They Don't Tell You How to Teach
Creativity and Common Core Principle 3: They Don't Tell You What Students Should Do With the Content
Teaching for Creativity: A Model
Finding Art
Planning for Problems
Planning Lessons
What Is a Problem?
Teaching for Creativity in the Content Areas
Finding and Solving Problems in the Language Arts
Finding Purpose and Technique for Communication
Genre Studies
Language Arts: Creative Strengths
Finding and Solving Problems in Social Studies
Flexible Thinking Through Points of View
Students as Historical Researchers
Students as Participants in Democracy
Social Studies: Creative Strengths
Creativity in the Content Areas: Science, Math, and General Teaching Strategies
Finding and Solving Problems in Science
Working Toward Conceptual Change
Teaching With Real Science
Problem-Based Learning
Science: Creative Strengths
Finding and Solving Problems in Mathematics
Teaching Math for Understanding
Thinking Like an Engineer
Thinking Like a Mathematician
Planning Math Activities
Mathematics: Creative Strengths
Thinking About the Content Areas
Additional Strategies for Content Teaching
Inductive Approaches
Simulation and Role-Play Activities
Questioning and Discussion Strategies
Motivation, Creativity, and Classroom Organization
Psychological Safety, Intrinsic Motivation, and Flow
Psychological Safety
Intrinsic Motivation
Creative Self-Efficacy
Flow
Classroom Organization, Motivation, and Autonomy: Teaching for Independence
Teaching Skills of Independent Learning
Materials and Structures for Independent Learning
Classroom Arrangement and Routines
Flexible Grouping and Organization
Assessment and Creativity
Creativity and Assessment for Learning
Assessment for Creativity
Building a Sense of Competence
Choice and Meaningful Tasks
Using Content in New Ways
Assessment of Creativity
Why Assess Creativity?
Difficulties Associated With Assessing Creativity
Instruments for Assessing Creativity
Assessing Creative Processes
Assessing the Creative Person
Instruments Assessing Creative Products
Assessing Creative Press: Environments for Creativity
Combinations and Other Types of Assessment
Assessing Creativity in Schools
Challenges, Lessons, and Recommendations
Blind Men, Elephants, and Farewell
Appendix: Problem-Finding Lessons
References
Index
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