Creativity and Collaborative Learning

The Practical Guide to Empowering Students, Teachers, and Families

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Author: Jacqueline S. Thousand,Richard A. Villa,Ann Nevin

Publisher: Brookes Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 479

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Focuses on the power of teamwork between students with educational challenges, teachers, and families and shows how to use the collaborative learning model in the classroom.

Innovative Knowledge Management: Concepts for Organizational Creativity and Collaborative Design

Concepts for Organizational Creativity and Collaborative Design

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Author: Eardley, Alan

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605667021

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 422

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"This book provides a valuable resource for promoting current academic discourse on innovation in knowledge-intensive organizations and contexts"--Provided by publisher.

Creative Collaboration in Teaching

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Author: Marcelo Giglio

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137545976

Category: Education

Page: 242

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Creative Collaboration in Teaching focuses on the question of how best to facilitate creative collaboration among students in the classroom setting—with a focus on music composition and from the perspective of social-cultural psychology. This book is comprehensive, cutting-edge and scholarly in its approach. Marcelo Giglio’s attention to music and creativity is detailed enough to satisfy any researcher, educator or teacher educator; but at the same time, his research approach, classroom observations and overriding recommendations can be easily applied to a wide range of subject areas. Giglio combines a rigorous review of the relevant literatures on creativity and social interactions with the reporting and analysis of his own original data across the world, and then goes on to support this important work with detailed descriptions of classroom episodes—student-to-student and teacher-to-student interactions. By combining these three elements, this book offers socio-creative and pedagogical models for education in practice as well as teacher education and research.

The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing

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Author: Tonette S. Rocco,Timothy Gary Hatcher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470949214

Category: Education

Page: 368

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The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work. They include advice for developing quality writing skills, outline the fundamentals of a good review, and offer guidance for becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer. "One of those rare books that will teach you something new every time you pick it up. It belongs on the desks of emerging scholars and writing professors everywhere."—Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, The State University of New York "Rocco and Hatcher have done every scholar, doctoral student, and committee chair a huge favor by putting this book together. Now in one place we can find resources to help graduate students and scholars get over their writing blocks and fear of writing, and learn how to write successfully."—Alan L. Carsrud, Loretta Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship Research, Ryerson University, and associate editor, Journal of Small Business Management "This handbook performs a valuable service by collecting the wisdom of scholars from different disciplines and countries and offering publishing guidance that is both rigorous and systematic. Everyone who writes for scholarly publication will benefit from the insights provided by this book."—Tom Radko, editor, Journal of Scholarly Publishing

Activating Diverse Musical Creativities

Teaching and Learning in Higher Music Education

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Author: Pamela Burnard,Elizabeth Haddon

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472589130

Category: Education

Page: 272

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Activating Diverse Musical Creativities analyses the ways in which music programmes in higher education can activate and foster diverse musical creativities. It also demonstrates the relationship between musical creativities and entrepreneurship in higher education teaching and learning. These issues are of vital significance to contemporary educational practice and training in both university and conservatoire contexts, particularly when considered alongside the growing importance of entrepreneurship, defined here as a type of creativity, for successful musicians working in the 21st century creative and cultural industries. International contributors address a broad spectrum of musical creativities in higher education, such as improvisational creativity, empathic creativity and leadership creativity, demonstrating the transformative possibilities of embedding these within higher music education teaching and learning. The chapters explore the active practice of musical creativities in teaching and learning and recognize their mutual dependency. The contributors consider philosophical and practical concerns in their work on teaching for creativity in higher music education and focus on practices using imaginative approaches in order to make learning more interesting, effective and relevant.

Supporting Children's Learning in the Early Years

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Author: Linda Miller,Carrie Cable,Gill Goodliff

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317479815

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Supporting Children’s Learning in the Early Years is aimed at early years practitioners who are developing their knowledge and understanding of professional practice through studying at undergraduate level. The book encourages readers to consider their professional development as reflective practitioners, building on and supporting the government agenda to provide quality provision for young children and their families. Combining theory and practice, and bringing together current research and thinking in a broad range of areas, the book covers: Learning environments: young children as learners, assessment of learning, well being and children’s rights, diversity and inclusion. Learning and development: children’s development including social and emotional development, literacy and mathematical development, the potential of ICT, fostering creativity, musical development and knowledge and understanding of the world. Reflective practice: the learning environment, safeguarding and wellbeing, the reflective practitioner. Throughout, the contributions in this book encourage the reader to consider the diverse range of experiences which young children bring to early years and early primary settings and suggest ways in which they can be supported. The book will also be a valuable and unique resource for training providers of a range of courses at further and higher education level that prepare people to work with, and lead in, early years settings in the UK.

Restructuring for Caring and Effective Education

Piecing the Puzzle Together

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Author: Richard A. Villa,Jacqueline S. Thousand

Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 656

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Reflecting the recent, extensive changes in special and general education, this new edition examines a range of timely topics as it explains the evolution of inclusive education over the past five years. You'll learn about curriculum, instruction, and assessment in inclusive classrooms strategies for collaborative teaming and co-teaching ways to empower and motivate students a framework for understanding and facilitating systems change Chapter-length case studies show you how a variety of districts have made inclusion work. Special "reflection" chapters provide firsthand accounts of how inclusive education affects different members of the learning community. Throughout, the editors' perceptive writing clarifies the integral roles of students, faculty, and families in creating and maintaining inclusive schools and classrooms.

Cross-Cultural Design. Applications in Cultural Heritage, Creativity and Social Development

10th International Conference, CCD 2018, Held as Part of HCI International 2018, Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 15-20, 2018, Proceedings

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Author: Pei-Luen Patrick Rau

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319922521

Category: Computers

Page: 487

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This two-volume set LNCS 10911 and 10912 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Cross-Cultural Design, CCD 2018, held as part of HCI International 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, USA, in July 2018.The total of 1170 papers and 195 posters included in the 30 HCII 2018 proceedings volumes was carefully reviewed and selected from 4373 submissions. The 37 regular papers presented in this volume were organized in topical sections named: culture, learning and games; culture and creativity; cross-cultural design for social change and development.

Creative Ways To Teach Primary Science

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Author: Cross, Alan,Board, Jon

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335247652

Category: Education

Page: 284

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This book is intended to encourage creativity and experimentation in teaching primary science, which are regularly recognised as features of outstanding teaching.

Online Teaching and Learning

Sociocultural Perspectives

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Author: Carla Meskill

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441175784

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Online Teaching and Learning shows how learning through the internet depends on complex human interactions for success. The text uses sociocultural theory as its foundational stance to empirically examine the dynamics of these interactions. It seeks to understand meaning making in all of its social, linguistic and cultural complexity. Each chapter examines how it is that culturally and historically situated meanings get negotiated through social mediation in online instructional venues. It extends the ways we think and talk about online teaching and learning.

Child and Adolescent Development in Your Classroom

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Author: Christi Crosby Bergin,David Allen Bergin

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285965604

Category: Education

Page: 736

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Covering development from early childhood through high school in an easy-to-follow format, this book provides future teachers with authentic, research-based strategies and guidelines for their classrooms. The authors apply child development concepts to topics of high interest and relevance to teachers, including classroom discipline, constructivism, social-emotional development, and many others. A strong emphasis on diversity among children is reflected throughout. Case studies and real-world vignettes further bridge the distance between research and the classroom, helping future teachers be better prepared to create an environment that promotes optimal development in children. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Creativity and Learning in Secondary English

Teaching for a creative classroom

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Author: Andrew McCallum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136332901

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Creativity in secondary English lessons today is a democratically conceived quality that all pupils are expected to achieve and a resource on which all are entitled to draw. But what exactly is creativity? And how does it relate to English? Creativity and Learning in Secondary English answers these questions, and others, by arguing for a version of creativity that sees it as an ordinary, everyday part of successful classroom practice, central to processes of meaning-making, dialogic interaction and textual engagement. In this construction, creativity is not just linked to learning; it is the driving force behind learning itself, offering pupils the opportunity to transform their knowledge and understanding of the world around them. This book borrows from a range of theories about creativity and about learning, while remaining largely practical in focus. It contains numerous examples for teachers of how to apply ideas about creativity in the classroom. In doing so, it attempts to maintain the subject’s core identity while also keeping abreast of contemporary social, pedagogical and technological developments. The result is a refreshing challenge to some of the more mundane approaches to English teaching on offer in an age focussed excessively on standardisation and teaching to tests. Practical applications of creativity include: Using picture books and graphic novels to stimulate multimodal responses Placing pupils in the role of the teacher Devising marketing campaigns for class novels Adopting experimental approaches to redrafting Encouraging ‘extreme’ forms of re-creative writing Focusing on how to ‘listen’ to texts Creating sound-scapes for poems Thought-provoking and provocative, this textbook draws on current best practice in English teaching and will equip trainee and practising teachers with a wide range of strategies that will lead to greater creativity in the classroom.

Creating an Inclusive School

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Author: Richard A. Villa,Jacqueline S. Thousand

Publisher: ASCD

ISBN: 1416600493

Category: Education

Page: 219

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Provides information the history, legal aspects, rationales, and facilitation of inclusive education.

Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education

International Perspectives and Practices

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Author: Pamela Burnard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134638981

Category: Music

Page: 340

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This is the first book to critically address the issue of how we can enhance and develop creativities in higher music education. It features new international, richly diverse perspectives on the nature and practice of creativities in different cultural and institutional contexts, in varying roles and in response to diverse professional pressures and expectations of artistic and educational achievement. This compelling and provocative book combines powerful social and educational commentaries and examples drawn from international sources based on original practices and experience of a diversity of creativities. The authors provide an important contribution by drawing attention to what is at the heart of all music and how we can understand and foster these multiple creativities at an individual and institutional level. It features new analyses of the question of creativities in higher music education, and offers illustrative and innovative examples of adaptive learning environments for teaching and learning creatively, considering the broader issue of the role of creativities in relation to educational policy in the context of increasingly interventionist governments and rapidly paced educational change. Topics covered include: -the conceptual tools for people to think about and debate multiple creativities -the role of creativities in higher music education -how musicians can develop multiple creativities in new ways -new approaches to teaching and learning for multiple creativities -what constitute leadership creativities in conservatoires and music departments -creativities at the interface of institutional learning cultures -assessing the multiple creativities of music. Developing Creativities in Higher Music Education offers a multi-disciplinary research and practice focus, which will be essential reading for anyone involved in higher education and industry sectors. The book will appeal to academics and practitioners in music, researchers, instrumental and vocal teachers, curriculum and policy developers and institutional managers who want to enrich the higher education experiences of their students and enable them to develop more of their creative potential. It is also ideal reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of music education who are looking for an authoritative selection of writings that define the fields of musical creativities in one comprehensive volume.

Dramatic Interactions in Education

Vygotskian and Sociocultural Approaches to Drama, Education and Research

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Author: Susan Davis,Beth Ferholt,Hannah Grainger Clemson,Satu-Mari Jansson,Ana Marjanovic-Shane

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147257690X

Category: Education

Page: 288

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Dramatic Interactions in Education draws together contemporary sociocultural research across drama and educational contents to draw out implications for researchers and practitioners both within and outside the field. Drama is a field for which human interactions, experience, emotional expression, and attitude are central, with those in non-arts fields discovering that understandings emerging from drama education can provide models and means for examining the affective and relational domains which are essential for understanding learning processes. In addition to this, those in the realm of drama education and applied theatre are realising that sociocultural and historical-cultural approaches can usefully inform their research and practice. Leading international theorists and researchers from across the UK, Europe, USA and Australia combine theoretical discussions, research methodologies, accounts of research and applications in classroom and learning contexts, as they explore concepts from Vygotsky's foundational work and interrogate key concepts such as perezhivanie (or the emotional, lived experience), development of self, zone of proximal development.

Teenagers and Reading

Literary Heritages, Cultural Contexts and Contemporary Reading Practices

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Author: Jacqueline Manuel,Sue Brindley

Publisher: Wakefield Press

ISBN: 1743050976

Category: Books and reading

Page: 289

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This book brings together international research and practical perspectives on the current state of teenagers' reading. Contributions by teachers, researchers and other educators explore the 'what, how, when, where, and why' of adolescents' reading, advancing our grasp of the relationships between and among teenage readers, texts and contexts.

Distributed Creativity

Collaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music

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Author: Eric F. Clarke,Mark Doffman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199355932

Category: Music

Page: 417

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Creative practice in music, particularly in traditional concert culture, is commonly understood in terms of a rather stark division of labour between composer and performer. But this overlooks the distributed and interactive nature of the creative processes on which so much contemporary music depends. The incorporation of two features-improvisation and collaboration-into much contemporary music suggests that the received view of the relationship between composition and performance requires reassessment. Improvisation and collaborative working practices blur the composition/performance divide and, in doing so, provide important new perspectives on the forms of distributed creativity that play a central part in much contemporary music. Distributed Creativity: Collaboration and Improvisation in Contemporary Music explores the different ways in which collaboration and improvisation enable and constrain creative processes. Thirteen chapters and twelve shorter Interventions offer a range of perspectives on distributed creativity in music, on composer/performer collaborations and on contemporary improvisation practices. The chapters provide substantial discussions of a variety of conceptual frameworks and particular projects, while the Interventions present more informal contributions from a variety of practitioners (performers, composers, improvisers), giving insights into the pleasures and perils of working creatively in collaborative and improvised ways.

Creativity and Critical Thinking

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Author: Steve Padget

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136182640

Category: Education

Page: 144

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What do we mean by creativity? What is the link between creativity and critical thinking? How can creativity and critical thinking be incorporated into classroom practice and what are the benefits for students? Creativity and critical thinking are central to effective teaching and learning and have a significant impact on students’ attainment, engagement, attendance and behaviour. This book draws on recent research and policy to provide teachers with a clear framework for understanding creativity and critical thinking and practically demonstrates how they can be incorporated into classroom practice. Bringing together an expert team of contributors with a wide-range of experience of bringing creative approaches into the classroom the book includes: an analysis of the issues associated with creativity and critical thinking clear guidance on how schools can develop dynamic thinking and creative learning strategies and use them with all learners advice on using external agencies to bring the creative perspective into schools case studies alongside examples of current activities and practice in schools links to resources and organisations who can offer support. Providing clear guidance on the underpinning theory and policy and drawing upon current initiatives in schools, this book is essential reading for trainee and practising teachers that want to provide the best possible learning experience for their students.

Learning and Collective Creativity

Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies

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Author: Annalisa Sannino,Viv Ellis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135131139

Category: Education

Page: 274

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This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to learning to face the societal challenges of our world. As history shows, major accomplishments in arts and technological innovations have allowed us to see the world differently and to identify new learning perspectives for the future which were seldom limited to individual action or isolated activities. This book, while primarily focused on educational insitutions, extends its examination of creativity and learning to include other settings (such as government agencies) beyond the limits of schooling.