Presenter: Joyce Juntune
T-TESS Domain:  Planning 1.1, Planning 1.4, Instruction 2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.4
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

Does creativity sound out of reach for you? It doesn’t have to be. In the first part of this nine-part course “Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom – Key Ideas,” Dr. Joyce Juntune shares that just like many other skills, creative thinking can be taught. Learn how creativity really looks in the classroom—it might surprise you.

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Some people think being creative in the classroom is a skill you are born with: if you happen to have it, creativity will come easy, but for the rest of us, creativity is out of reach. Dr. Joyce Juntune says that isn’t the case at all. Just like many other skills, creative thinking can be taught. In part one of this nine-part course “Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom – Key Ideas” lays the foundation for creativity. Dr. Juntune shares an overview of what creativity is and why it is important to teach in schools.

In this course educators will learn:

  • What creative thinking is
  • Creative thinking in schools
  • Teaching creative thinking

Presenter Bio

Dr. Joyce Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. She has focused the majority of her career on the areas of intelligence and gifted and talented education. Dr. Juntune has served as the executive director for the National Association for Gifted Children and the Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M University. 

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12 reviews for Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom – Key Ideas

  1. Susan – HARMONY SCIENCE ACADEMY & SCHOOL OF SCIENCE – HOUSTON SOUTH 101846 OR 101862 (verified owner)

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