Ideas for promoting creative-thinking among students who are gifted

07/12/2011 | Education Week

Gifted-education specialist Tamara Fisher offers suggestions in a blog post for promoting creativity in the classroom with students who are gifted. Fisher advocates discussing the concept of creative thinking with students, including why it's important and how it might be used in the workplace. She also provides an example -- sometimes used to screen for giftedness -- in which students create ideas using a simple squiggle or shape on a page.

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