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