OTF Connects – April 17, 2018 : Nurturing Creativity – Going Deeper

The session will build on the previous webinar that introduced the core principals of teaching for creativity by focusing on practical ideas for a) framing tasks that invite creativity; b) using a sustained inquiry approach that allows students to “live with the creative challenge” over time; c) strategies to encourage fluency, flexibility and verification in thinking; d) assessing for quality thinking (critical and creative. In this session, teacher will:

  • Consider the use of authentic learning tasks to create opportunities for creativity
  • Explore the use of a variety strategies that help students develop the capacity for creativity
  • Work with alternate forms of rubric design to support learning and assess creativity

Presenter: Garfield Gini-Newman

Audience: K-12