Tap into hidden creativity, engage students in the learning process, and foster creative thinking and expression with innovative techniques based on Downing's research and experience. Some 75 activities that allow users to practice skills as they acquire them are accompanied by dozens of sample lessons and numerous tips for getting started and avoiding pitfalls. Imaginary excursions, choice mapping, Socratic seminars, storytelling, question stringing, scripted interviews, ensemble reading-and more-any educator can use these techniques. Grades K-12.SAKARI Mr. Sakarl teaches his seventh-grade science class with enthusiasm. ... Therea#39;s little or no homework because hea#39;s so caught up in planning for the next unit or the next day; the only thing he assigns for a grade are crossword puzzles.
|Title||:||Creative Teaching: Ideas to Boost Student Interest|
|Author||:||James P Downing|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 1997-07-15|