Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom (6-Hour)


Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University
Core Area: Creativity & Instructional Strategies 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary 
Hours: 6

Knowledge is no longer a competitive advantage. The job market is flooded with applicants who possess the knowledge necessary to complete a job. However, in today’s world creativity and creative thinking are the skills that prepare our students for success. Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., is passionate about teaching educators to both inspire academic achievement and develop creative thinking in the classroom.   

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One criticism of modern, American education is that students are taught to memorize correct answers but not taught creative thinking and problem solving. In this in-depth, 6-hour course, Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., delves deeply into essential strategies for developing creative thinking in the classroom. She believes that creative thinking is an essential component leading to the long-term success of gifted students educationally, personally, and professionally. Creative thinking has long been considered the highest form of mental functioning. Dr. Juntune explains how idea generation is the foundation of creative thinking, and she provides applicable tools you can use to help students generate new ideas.

Over the course of six modules, Dr. Juntune will share:

  • Lessons from her own background in the field of creativity
  • The importance of nurturing creativity
  • Developing creative thinkers for the future
  • Preparing students to become cutting-edge creative thinkers
  • The differences between fluency and flexibility
  • The basics of mind sketching, and
  • And so much more!

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2001 reviews for Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom (6-Hour)

  1. Justin – SOCORRO ISD (verified owner)

    I feel it is more anchored towards elementary school kids.

  2. Ashley – HUNTSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    It provides useful information.

  3. Flor – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

    I loved this course and I learned many creative ways that will help me in my class.

  4. Marta – SAN ELIZARIO ISD (verified owner)

    I believe that the videos did help us understand step

  5. David – SAN ELIZARIO ISD (verified owner)

    I like that SCAMPER is elaborated on. It is definitely a tool worth using in the classroom.

  6. Sean – PFLUGERVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    It was adequate.

  7. Aaron – HALLSVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    Very useful and cool ideas.

  8. Ana – SHARYLAND ISD (verified owner)

    Lots of great ideas and information.

  9. Manuel – SAN ELIZARIO ISD (verified owner)

    Lots of info. Good stuff

  10. Pamela – MCALLEN ISD (verified owner)

    It’s ok.

  11. Brenda – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

    It was wonderful and very thought provoking. I will use this information.

  12. Anthony – PFLUGERVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    This course gave me a “deeper” insight into how to evaluate academic needs for GT students.

  13. Areli – PFLUGERVILLE ISD (verified owner)

    The course seems a little outdated.

  14. Chareese – SPRING ISD (verified owner)

    The course has creative ideas I can use in my classroom. I gave this course 3 stars for the ideas, but not 5 because as a new teacher, this 30-hour course has added more work to my heavy workload.

  15. J R – GALVESTON ISD (verified owner)


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