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Creative Teaching

The specific ways an educator engages creative learning in the classroom are varied and multidimensional in nature. The educational dialogue regarding creativity often focuses more on the degree to which creativity is important to education and less on defining the specifics of creative teaching. In its simplest form, creative teaching can be defined as the act of teaching in a new and useful way. It can also include teaching creativity as the content of the learning. Teaching creatively and teaching creativity are the focus of this entry.

Words like exceptional, unique, and even creative might be used to describe a master educator. The expertise, skills, and abilities that are described as successful attributes of an extraordinary teacher varies. The learner's needs, the focus of the educational ...

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