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.
How to foster creativity under the common core
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