ABOUT THIS BOOK
Creativity in the Primary Classroom

£24.99

CREATIVITY IN THE PRIMARY CLASSROOM

PAPERBACK by Desailly, Juliet

£24.99

ISBN
9781473912564
IMPRINT
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
192 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
02 OCT 2015

DESCRIPTION

'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

CONTENTS

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