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Social Studies - Performance Tasks Level 1: Grades K-2 Sample Performance Task Have you ever wondered what it was like to live long ago? Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever Image via Flickr by Linus Bohman In his popular TED talk, Ken Robinson made the powerful point that most of the students doing work in your classrooms today will be entering a job force that none of you can visualize. That talk is from almost ten years ago, so we already know he was right and can only assume he’ll continue to be so in the years to come. Learning a specific skill set doesn’t have the value in today’s world that it once did. Learning how to be more creative (and thus adaptable) – now that’s what prepares students for life beyond the classroom.

Differentiated Instruction in Learning Classrooms / B1 Exploration Modules: Understanding | Exploration | Examples | Invitation | Reflection There is a plethora of tools that support students. Differentiation is a lens through which we identify what will help learners connect and engage into concepts and content. Task: Take a deep breath, and dive in to 2-4. PD Ideas Creating creative teachers Here is the final extract from the latest British Council publication 'Creativity in the English Language classroom' edited by Alan Maley and Nik Peachey. In this chapter, Marisa Constantinides presents activities to develop teachers' creative thinking skills. 'Creative thinking skills training: The basis of the practical ideas in this article It has been suggested that creativity or, as it is also termed, divergent production (Guilford,1967), is not a single unifying ability; it is viewed as a composite of intellectual abilities. Guilford further suggests that divergent production facilitates problem-solving, something which language teachers are faced with on a daily basis in their classes - and that we know enough about the creative process to be able to train individuals. Here are the four main characteristics of the creative process that he describes (op. cit

Who's Serving Online Learning's Forgotten Students? Online Learning | October 2013 Digital Edition Who's Serving Online Learning's Forgotten Students? As online learning explodes in K-12 education, technology for students with physical differences is playing catch-up. By Bridget McCrea10/31/13 Odyssey Angels Inspiration Where the story started. . . A group of middle school students on an Odyssey of the Mind team from the Burton School District in California has been receiving accolades for combining its creative problem solving skills with public service. Over the past years, they've helped numerous friends and classmates overcome physical disabilities through their creative inventions.The team used its ingenuity to build a mechanical arm so a fellow student could write without pain for the first time. Another project was helping a classmate achieve his dreams of being in the school's marching band.

BlendKit Course: BlendKit Reader: Chapter 3 Course Home | Schedule | Learning Activities | DIY Tasks | Readings | Blogging | Badges | Real Time Sessions/Archive | Stories Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Chapter 5 Second Edition Edited by Kelvin Thompson, Ed.D. BlendKit Reader Second Edition Review Team included Linda Futch, Wendy Clark, Loretta Driskel, Wilma Hodges, Cub Kahn, Apostolos Koutropoulos, Denise Landrum-Geyer, and John Okewole. If the second edition is helpful, thank the review team. If not, blame the editor. Educational Leadership:Creativity Now!:Learning from Creative Teachers Creativity in learning is often highlighted as a skill essential for success in the 21st century. Daniel Pink (2005) notes that creative thinking is increasingly necessary to accomplish goals in our complex, interconnected world, and education researchers and psychologists tout the social, emotional, cognitive, and professional benefits of possessing creative abilities (Sternberg, 2006). Despite this increased attention to creativity, we still have little understanding of how to nurture and support creativity in current classroom contexts, particularly creative teaching. The U.S. climate of high-stakes testing and scripted curriculums makes it difficult for education stakeholders to infuse creativity into teaching practices (Giroux & Schmidt, 2004).

Learner-centred assessment Assessment is an integral part of your course design, but is it really measuring the learning that both you and your students most want to achieve? Assessment should integrate grading, learning, and motivation for your students. Carefully planned assessment questions and methods make the time you spend grading assignments and tests worthwhile. 30 Ways To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom For the Spanish translation click here The concept of teaching creativity has been around for quite some time. Academics such as E. Paul Torrance, dedicated an entire lifetime to the advancement of creativity in education. Torrance faced much opposition in his day about the nature of creativity.

What is Authentic Assessment? What is Authentic Assessment? Definitions What Does Authentic Assessment Look Like? How is Authentic Assessment Similar to/Different from Traditional Assessment? Forbes Welcome Thanks for coming to Forbes. Please turn off your ad blocker in order to continue. To thank you for doing so, we’re happy to present you with an ad-light experience. Rubrics to the Rescue By Melissa D. Henning, M.Ed. Read this teacher-friendly article for an overview of the rationale for using rubrics and tools and tips for implementing rubrics as an assessment tool in your classroom.

How should we support creativity? Fancy a creative future? Then look no further than 64 Million Artists, a national campaign that wants to unlock the creativity of everyone in Britain. Throughout January it set short daily creative challenges up to 20 minutes long that were “designed to fit into your day and bring it to life, making you more aware of your surroundings, introducing you to new places and people”. There’s also the BBC’s Get Creative scheme, which was launched last year through a series of localised debates. An example of its impact is profiled in one person’s year-long experience of trying her hand at everything from ballet to watercolours. Nowt wrong with that.