Implementing Creativity in the Classroom

Posted on July 25, 2013 by Adobe Education
Subjects
Photography, Graphic Design, Video & Audio, Web, Apps, Game Design, Arts, Business, Education, English, Humanities, Languages, Law, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences
Grade Levels
Early Childhood, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, Post-Secondary
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Acrobat InDesign
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Implementing Creativity in the Classroom

Consider instructional practices that nurture creativity and the challenges that can result. Reflect on the experiences of other teachers as they discuss obstacles they face implementing creativity in their classroom with project-based learning. Identify ways to meet those challenges, and, finally, prepare to share the creative process steps with your students and invigorate their project-based work.

Essential Question: How can teachers support the use of creativity in student instruction? 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Prepare for the unique challenges and opportunities when teaching lessons that promote creativity.
  • Understand how instructional strategies can nurture student creativity. 
  • Learn from other educators about how they foster creativity in their classrooms.
  • Customize a student orientation lesson about the creativity process.

Prerequisites: No prior experience with Adobe InDesign or Adobe Acrobat is assumed.

Related Content:  This workshop is part of a seven-workshop series entitled “Creativity in Today’s Classroom.”

The workshops in the series are:

  1. Explore Creativity in Today’s Classroom
  2. Designing Creativity in the Primary Grades Curriculum
  3. Designing Creativity in the Middle Grades Curriculum
  4. Designing Creativity in the Upper Grades Curriculum
  5. Implementing Creativity in the Classroom
  6. Assessing Creativity in Today’s Classroom
  7. Managing the Creative Classroom