‘A highly practical overview of creative teaching and learning for both novice and seasoned primary teachers; this second edition features useful content on the new National Curriculum in England, such as possibilities for creativity in different subjects and consideration of creative assessment. In a nutshell, super-accessible and inspiring!’ -Emese Hall, PGCE Primary Lead & MA Creative Arts in Education Tutor, University of Exeter Creativity is an integral element of any primary classroom, and the new curriculum allows greater freedom than ever before to incorporate this in your teaching. Being a creative teacher involves generating new ideas, reflecting upon and evaluating different teaching approaches, and establishing an environment that supports creativity in your pupils. Filled with ideas, activities and reflective tasks and underpinned by relevant theory, this practical book explores how to develop as a creative teacher, empowering you to implement your own engaging and inspiring approaches to planning, teaching and assessment. Drawing from detailed real-life examples, this second edition includes: • Updated links to the new National Curriculum and Teachers’ Standards • More guidance for each curriculum subject area • Increased coverage of assessment and creative teaching for differentiation

A Creative Teacher
A Creative Teacher

This section concentrates on you as a teacher. It looks at the skills and attributes you will need both to teach creatively and encourage the development of creativity in your pupils. You will be encouraged to consider your own creativity in whatever way it may manifest itself, as examining our own creativity can lead us to understand better the creativity of the children we teach. We will consider the difficult realities of time management and how to manage a flexible approach within a structured and secure learning environment. A successful creative teacher will have good subject knowledge and a strong core identity as a teacher, and we will examine the development of these attributes. Certain skills that are useful ...

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