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Creativity in the Primary Classroom

Second Edition


September 2015 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

‘A highly practical overview of creative teaching and learning for both novice and seasoned primary teachers; this second edition features useful content on the new National Curriculum in England, such as possibilities for creativity in different subjects and consideration of creative assessment. In a nutshell, super-accessible and inspiring!’
-Emese Hall, PGCE Primary Lead & MA Creative Arts in Education Tutor, University of Exeter

Creativity is an integral element of any primary classroom, and the new curriculum allows greater freedom than ever before to incorporate this in your teaching. Being a creative teacher involves generating new ideas, reflecting upon and evaluating different teaching approaches, and establishing an environment that supports creativity in your pupils.

Filled with ideas, activities and reflective tasks and underpinned by relevant theory, this practical book explores how to develop as a creative teacher, empowering you to implement your own engaging and inspiring approaches to planning, teaching and assessment.

Drawing from detailed real-life examples, this second edition includes:

· Updated links to the new National Curriculum and Teachers’ Standards

· More guidance for each curriculum subject area

· Increased coverage of assessment and creative teaching for differentiation

 

 
Part One: What is Creativity?
 
The key elements of creativity
 
Creativity in education: history and theoretical background
 
Part Two: A Creative Child in a Creative Classroom
 
Building the skills to work creatively
 
Establishing the ethos
 
Part Three: A Creative Teacher
 
What makes a creative teacher?
 
Key skills for the creative teacher
 
Part Four: A Creative Curriculum
 
Planning for and assessing creative outcomes
 
Medium-term planning for creative outcomes
 
Case studies: creativity in practice

Engaging exploration of creative pedagogies.

Mrs Rhiannon Love
Teacher Development, University of Winchester
May 14, 2016

Very useful text for explaining the role of creativity

Mr Philip Jefferies
Department of Primary Education, University of Greenwich
January 19, 2016
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Chapter 1: The Key Elements of Creativity


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