Changing the One-Right-Answer Mentality: the Subversive Educator's Guide to Creativity


Despite the fact that every set of "21st Century skills" emphasizes creativity, schools leave music and art teachers to worry about it while "real teachers" worry about test scores. This interactive presentation demonstrates why creativity belongs in every content area, that creativity is a genuine vocational skill, and that we as educators need to overcome our fear of creative children.

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I'm curious - and therefore creative? Blue Skunk blog, Doug Johnson on April 22, 2014

See also resources for workshop: Developing the Creativity in Every Learner

See also: //Teaching Outside the Lines: Developing the Creativity in Every Learner//. Corwin, 2015.

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