Learning and Teaching Creative Cognition: The Interactive Book Report

Learning and Teaching Creative Cognition: The Interactive Book Report

by Marjorie S. Schiering

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Overview

At the onset, this book provides explanations/definitions for what it is to be "creative." Research-based viewpoints and personal perspectives on creativity lead to an introduction of an Interactive Methodology (IM) and interactive instructional strategies focused on The Interactive Book Report (IBR). Learning-through-play is emphasized. Special needs students, learning styles, thinking and feeling, a psychologist and scientist’s perspectives, effect and affect of the IM and IBR with leadership building are presented. Differentiated instruction activities, mindfulness, neuroplasticity, five case studies involving classroom use of the book’s creative cognition operatives are given explicit attention.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475807790
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Marjorie S. Schiering is a professor at Molloy College, hospital chaplain, and published author, international presenter on reciprocal thinking, creative-academic and social cognition, character development, motivation strategies, and children’s literature.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction

PART ONE
CHAPTER ONE: Learning, Teaching, Thinking, and Creative Cognition
CHAPTER TWO: Linear and Reciprocal Processes of Creativity
CHAPTER THREE: Personal Perspectives on Creative Cognition
CHAPTER FOUR: An Introduction: Creative Cognition’s Interactive Methodology and Book Report
CHAPTER FIVE: An Overview: IM and IBR
CHAPTER SIX: Advantage Points of the IBR and Its Leadership Building
CHAPTER SEVEN: A Guide to Learning and Teaching Creative Cognition
CHAPTER EIGHT: Creative Cognition with Special Needs Children: Linking Learning Styles and the IBR
CHAPTER NINE: Learning and Teaching Creative Cognition: The IBR’S Cognitive Collective: Thinking and Feeling
CHAPTER TEN: Learning and Teaching Creative Cognition: The IBR’S Reciprocal Thinking Phases
CHAPTER ELEVEN: Learning and Teaching Creative Cognition: The IBR’S Reciprocal Feeling Phases
CHAPTER TWELVE: Using the IM and IBR: A Psychologist’s Perspective By: A, Cerruto, Ph.D

PART TWO
CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Creative Cognition, Neuroplasticity and IBR: A Scientist’s Perspective By H. Sasken, M.D.
Mindfulness and Creativity By M. Russo, PH.D
CHAPTER FOURTEEN: IBR Pages, Activities, and Use as an Assessment Instrument
CHAPTER FIFTEEN: Differentiated Instruction and Activities For the IBR Pages
CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Differentiated Instruction with More Activities
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: Four Topics Including Effects and Affects of IM and IBR

PART THREE
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: The Proof of the Pudding: IM and IBR in Action
CHAPTER NINETEEN: The Proof of the Pudding: Continued
CHAPTER TWENTY: The Summation: A Research Study Involving the IM and IBR: Ecosystems and Sustainability

Afterword
Bibliography
About the Author


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