‘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

Planning For And Assessing Creative Outcomes

Planning For And Assessing Creative Outcomes

Planning For And Assessing Creative Outcomes

Learning objectives in this chapter:

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  • To review the characteristics of creativity in teaching and learning with a view to using these to plan for creative outcomes
  • To consider how to select relevant characteristics and incorporate these in lesson planning
  • To consider how to keep a balance between developing skills in working creatively and opportunities to practise those skills in creative contexts
  • To find the creative possibilities in each National Curriculum subject
  • To consider how assessment can be undertaken in creative ways

Now that we have looked in some detail at what creative teaching and learning might involve and what this might look like, it is time to consider how to plan lessons and activities that will foster ...

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