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Organic Creativity in the Classroom: Teaching to Intuition in Academics and the Arts

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This innovative collection of essays explores approaches to
teaching creativity from the perspectives of experienced educators and artists.
The 23 authors share teaching stories and helpful strategies that can be used
to encourage students to become more creative within specific domains. The
authors include master teachers, curriculum theorists, holistic educators and
award-winning practitioners of writing, mathematics, science, humanities and
social sciences, literature, languages, the arts, educational psychology,
gifted education, school counselling and school administration, among other
domains, who incorporate creativity and intuition into their classrooms.

Creativity can be taught and nurtured, and we can build classrooms in which creativity thrives. This philosophy acts as a central thesis in Organic Creativity in the Classroom, edited by award-winning author Jane Piirto, PhD.

This innovative collection of essays explores approaches to teaching creativity from the perspectives of experienced educators and artists. The 23 authors have taught more than 500 years combined, and in this book they share teaching stories and helpful strategies that can be used to encourage students to become more creative within specific domains.

Organic Creativity in the Classroom will enable you to build a classroom full of:

  • intuition
  • insight
  • incubation
  • imagination
  • imagery
  • inspiration
  • improvisation.

The authors include master teachers, curriculum theorists, holistic educators and award-winning practitioners of writing, mathematics, science, humanities and social sciences, literature, languages, theatre, song writing, dance, music, the arts, educational psychology, gifted education, school counselling and school administration, among other domains, who incorporate creativity and intuition into their classrooms. In this readable and lively book, they share their personal stories and practical advice for infusing creativity into the lives of students.

  • Jane Piirto

    Jane Piirto

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Additional Information

SKU PRU7088
ISBN 9781760017088
Publish date 11/09/2015
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