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Description - Creativity in the Classroom by Alane Jordan Starko

Creativity in the Classroom, Fifth Edition, helps teachers apply up-to-date research on creativity to their everyday classroom practice. Early chapters explore theories of creativity and talent development, while later chapters focus on practice, providing plentiful real-world applications- from strategies designed to teach creative thinking to guidelines for teaching core content in ways that support student creativity. Attention is also given to classroom organization, motivation, and assessment. New to this edition: * Common Core State Standards-Updated coverage includes guidelines for teaching for creativity within a culture of educational standards. * Technology-Each chapter now includes tips for teaching with technology in ways that support creativity. * Assessment-A new, full chapter on assessment provides strategies for assessing creativity and ideas for classroom assessment that support creativity. * Creativity in the Classroom Models-New graphics highlight the relationships among creativity, learning for understanding, and motivation. The 5th edition of this well-loved text continues in the tradition of its predecessors, providing both theoretical and practical material that will be useful to teachers for years to come.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415532013
ISBN-10: 0415532019
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alane Jordan Starko

Alane Jordan Starko is Professor of Educational Psychology at Eastern Michigan University, USA. For more information, please see her blog at

Books By Alane Jordan Starko

Creativity in the Classroom by Alane Jordan Starko
Paperback, September 2013