How to foster creativity under the common core

05/5/2013 | Education Week Teacher

There are opportunities under the Common Core State Standards to teach creative thinking, three educators write in this response to a question posed on a blog by social studies teacher Larry Ferlazzo. Amy Benjamin, an educator and consultant, suggests a focus on teaching academic vocabulary through word games, synthesis and metaphorical thinking. Middle-school teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron suggests student-developed rubrics, allowing students to work together with teachers.

View Full Article in:

Education Week Teacher

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Instructional Specialist
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Senior Associate, School Turnaround
Community Training and Assistance Center
Richmond, VA
Special Education Teacher
National Heritage Academies
Brighton / Commerce City Area, CO
Quantitative Researcher
American Institutes for Research
Washington, DC
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations