The Learning Renaissance

Promoting Creative Learning

Can creative learning be taught?

Well no, not in the traditional sense, insofar as if you stick to the standard communication model of the teacher has the knowledge and the learners are the empty vessel to be filled.

Creative learning requires the learners taking on a far greater responsibility for the direction and momentum of their learning. This involves risk taking, group-work and problem solving as key emphases in the classroom and a minimum of formal instruction. It can be hard to achieve this if the dominant culture in the school reflects traditional teaching patterns.

As a starter for ten on some ways to promote more independent and creative learning in the classroom, this infographic should prove useful…

Via ETML: Excellent Tips to Stimulate Creativity

About educationalist04

I'm convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans. The solution is learning - creating independent and autonomous learners who can problem solve, innovate and create a better more equitable and sustainable world. My books, Future Proof Your School and Re-Examining Success together with this blog, explore how better learning outcomes for all can be achieved.

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