The Really Useful Creativity Book by Dominic WyseThe Really Useful Creativity Book by Dominic Wyse

The Really Useful Creativity Book

byDominic Wyse, Pam DowsonEditorDominic Wyse

Paperback | November 24, 2008

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What is creativity and how do we teach it?

The Really Useful Creativity Bookprovides approaches and ideas that will enable children to develop their creativity. Written for the primary school teacher, student or trainee teacher, the book shows you how creativity can flourish in your classroom.

With examples of practice included throughout, the issues covered include:

  • everyday creativity ¿ ideas to get started on straight away
  • planning ¿ with ideas for cross-curricular planning, and many other ways to plan for creativity
  • creativity and the environment ¿ starting with the classroom and school, then going further afield
  • creative Partnerships ¿ working with other people to stimulate children¿s creativity
  • the drama of creativity ¿ showing how teachers can adopt the mantle of the expert
  • thinking about creativity ¿ thinking skills for your children, and ways of thinking for you.

This lively, stimulating book will help busy teachers working with the National Curriculum to develop children¿s creativity.

Dominic Wyseis a senior lecturer in early years and primary education at the University of Cambridge, UK.Pam Dowsonis a teacher and Assistant Director of Learning in a First School and contributes to English courses at the University of Cambridge, UK.
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Title:The Really Useful Creativity BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:132 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.3 inPublished:November 24, 2008Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415456967

ISBN - 13:9780415456968

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@contents:Selected Contents:1. Defining Creativity  2. Organising Teaching for Creativity  3. Everyday Creativity  4. The Local Environment  5. Creative Partnerships  6. The Mantle of the Expert  7. Thinking Skills  8. Creativity in the Primary Curriculum