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Creativity in the Primary Classroom 2ed

by Juliet Desailly SAGE Publications Ltd
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Creativity is an integral element of any primary classroom, and the new curriculum allows greater freedom than ever before to incorporate this into teaching. Being a creative teacher involves generating new ideas, reflecting upon and evaluating different teaching approaches, and establishing an environment that supports creativity in 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 students to implement their own engaging and inspiring approaches to planning, teaching and assessment. Drawing from detailed real-life examples, this second edition includes: and bull; Updated links to the new National Curriculum and Teachers and rsquo; Standards and bull; More guidance for each subject area and bull; Increased coverage of assessment and creative teaching for differentiation.

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

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
Juliet Desailly, formerly PGCE Tutor in Primary Education at the Institute of Education, London, is a freelance Educational Consultant.