Good Read: Encouraging Teachers to Teach Creativity

| June 19, 2012 | 2 Comments
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Something to think about:

“If we want students to know 99 random facts we create a test such as the SAT II subject test. If we want students to learn to write an analytical essay, we assign an essay, then grade it for form, style, grammar, content, and correct bibliography. If we want students to think and act creatively than the assessments we create for them must measure creativity.”


A few weeks ago fellow Voices blogger Shelley Wright wrote a provocative blog on flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy and beginning the learning experience with Creativity. As the person most directly responsible for our school’s professional development I have been wondering what professional development looks like when you turn Bloom’s on its head.

Read more at: plpnetwork.com

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  • Anonymous

    * then

  • Cecilia Rosas

    I have tried it, I call it teaching the text backwards, it definitely works, my students are more interested in creating and doing things, than on listening to me or reading from their books.