Encouraging Creativity


Presenter: Nicole Shannon, Round Rock ISD
Core Area: Creativity & Instruction
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary

Encouraging creativity in the classroom is more important than ever before. Creativity is no longer a concept isolated to art and music, it should be integrated into every discipline taught in school. Find out how to provide students a safe environment for creativity, opportunities to flex creative muscles, guidance and modeling in creative risk taking, and encouragement in creative. 

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It used to be that society was separated into two classes: the smart and the creative (or left brained/right brained). Today, we know that creativity is an essential key to success for every student. In “Encouraging Creativity” Nicole Shannon explores why creative thinking is so important today, debunks creative myths, and shares activities you can use in your classroom.

In this 1-hour course, you will learn:

  • Core principles in creative thinking from thought leaders like Sir Ken Robinson, Michael Michalko and Ian Byrd
  • Practical strategies for inspiring your students to think creatively
  • The connection between creativity and long-term success for students
  • Strategies for using creativity to offset the stresses of standardized testing

Visit the TAGT website to learn more about the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented.

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    1160 reviews for Encouraging Creativity

    1. Rhonda – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

      Great PD

    2. Chere – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

      Great information

    3. Laura – ECTOR COUNTY ISD (verified owner)

      Very interesting ideas

    4. Marsha – MERCEDES ISD (verified owner)

      Students find their creativity in many different ways.

    5. Cristela – DEL VALLE ISD (verified owner)

      This was very informative and offered resources that I can use right now.

    6. Emily – CORPUS CHRISTI ISD (verified owner)

      Helped foster more creativity in my classroom.

    7. Kendall – ALICE ISD (verified owner)

      It is a good reminding perspective to remember about being creative in the schools.

    8. Jane – ELYRIA CITY SCHOOLS (verified owner)

      Terrific and informative!

    9. Jennifer – ALAMO HEIGHTS ISD (verified owner)

      There are a lot of great resources shared in this course!

    10. eva – EDINBURG CISD (verified owner)

      Very informative.

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