TITLE

CREATIVITY in the Science Classroom

AUTHOR(S)
Park, Soonhye; Seung, Eulsun
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Science Teacher;Sep2008, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers four teaching methods for helping science students think creatively and foster thinking skills. The methods include students wearing colored hats to represent different ways of thinking such as critical or objective thinking. Other methods included fostering discussion about agreement or disagreement on specific scientific topics, creative problem solving, and encouraging students to brainstorm creative answers to questions.
ACCESSION #
34108037

 

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