Fostering Creativity in Children, K-8: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Fostering Creativity in Children, K-8: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Mervin D. Lynch, Carole Ruth Harris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205306004

ISBN-13: 9780205306008

Pub. Date: 05/16/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This book will help pre-service and in-service teachers learn the new practices with which to teach the creative child. These practices are steeped in theory and also provide mechanisms to identify creative students. This book provides the methods with which to motivate and teach the creative child, with an understanding of the types of barriers

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This book will help pre-service and in-service teachers learn the new practices with which to teach the creative child. These practices are steeped in theory and also provide mechanisms to identify creative students. This book provides the methods with which to motivate and teach the creative child, with an understanding of the types of barriers that likely will stifle productivity in the educational environment. The book also presents innovative material to use in the classroom for the disciplines of art, poetry, theatre, math, science, and reading. For any teacher or educator.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205306008
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/16/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

About the Editors.

About the Contributors.

Introduction.

Mervin Lynch and Carole Ruth Harris.

I.TEACHING FOR CREATIVE GROWTH.

1.John F. Feldhusen, Multiple Options as a Model for Teaching the Creative Child.

2.Sally M. Reis and Joseph S. Renzulli, The Schoolwide Enrichment Model: Developing Students' Creativity and Talents.

3.Mervin D. Lynch, Carole Ruth Harris, and Eugenie Williams, Stimulating the Development of Talent for Creative Productivity in Children through the Use of Refutational Processes.

4.Jane Piirto, How Parents and Teachers Can Enhance Creativity in Children.

II.PERSONALITY CONSIDERATIONS.

5.Frank Farley, A Genetic Model of Creativity and the Type T Personality Complex with Educational Implications.

6.Jack Levin and Nina L. Greenwald, Swimming against the Tide: The Creative Child as a Late Bloomer.

III. TEACHING CREATIVITY IN SPECIAL GROUPS.

7.Alexinia Young Baldwin, Teaching the Creative Child Who Is African American.

8.Carole Ruth Harris, Fostering Creativity in the Asian-Pacific Child K-8: Identification, Strategies, Implications.

9.Amy L. Phillips, Instructional Principles for the Creative Child with Learning Disabilities.

IV.STIMULATING CREATIVITY IN SUBJECT AREAS.

10.Jonathan A. Plucker and Jeffrey A. Nowak, Creativity in Science for K-8 Practitioners: Problem-Based Approaches to Discovery and Invention.

11.Joyce McPeake Robinson, Teaching Reading for Creativity.

12.Carole Ruth Harris, Teaching Poetry to the Creative Child K-8.

13.Carole Rugh Harrid, Teaching Creative Children with the Performing Arts Problem-Solving Pyramid.

14.Laura M. Schulkind, Fostering Creativity in the Classroom through Music.

15.Gilbert A. Clark and Enid Zimmerman, Art Talent Development, Creativity, and the Enrichment of Programs for Artistically Talented Students in Grades K-8.

16.Robert Kaplan, Teaching Mathematics to Young Children: The Math Circle.

References.

Index.

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