Not sure where to start with teaching creativity? Discover how to ignite students' interests and passions. Then, stand back, and watch great things emerge.
- Active strategies for annotation like collaborative work and illustration increase students’ comprehension and retention.
- Creativity is a valuable skill, and there are common strategies teachers can use to help students develop it.
- After celebrating her school’s 20th annual Arts Week, an elementary school teacher shares how to put on an event like this.
- Year mapping allows students to see what they’ve learned in your class, and it’s a great resource for your incoming class.
- Make a daily habit of starting every ELA class with a poem—they’re short and intense, connect to other reading, and inspire student writing.
- Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.
- Look through the door of one classroom and you might see the students hunched over, not engaged, even frowning. Look through the door of another classroom, and you might see a room full of lively students, eager, engaged and participating. What is the second teacher doing that the first one isn't? He or she is using creativity in that classroom.
- Flashes of creative thought can be difficult for students to capture, so we rounded up a few apps that can help.
- Challenging high school students to show their learning through a product of their own design brings out their creativity.
- In project-based learning, students show what they learn as they journey through the unit, interact with its lessons, collaborate with each other, and assess themselves and each other.
- Math trails help students explore, discover, enjoy, and celebrate math concepts and problems in real-world contexts.
- All points of arts integration -- from benefits and implementation to linking the arts with core curriculum -- are covered in this roundup of useful Edutopia blog posts, articles, and videos.
- Three ideas for fostering collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity with easy-to-use apps and tools.
- Teachers can inspire outside-the-box thinking for students by using problem-based learning, art, music, and inquiry-based feedback.