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The Other Direction: Lesson Plans That Incorporate Creatvity Into The Music Classroom, Rebecca Marita Fox Jul 2011

The Other Direction: Lesson Plans That Incorporate Creatvity Into The Music Classroom, Rebecca Marita Fox

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

The goal of this project was to help a music educator better incorporate creativity into his or her music classroom. The project touches on music in relation to intelligence and creativity, as well as emphasis on how to generate a climate that is conducive to creativity. The lesson plan portion provides a template and examples using the Torrance Incubation Model. The lessons can be used for any age level. The lesson plans do not include the incorporation of creative thinking skills, and I encourage others to find ways to weave them into their lesson plans.


Designing And Delivering A Teacher Center Course: “Creativity And Content: Partners In The Classroom”, Jenna L. Ziegler Apr 2011

Designing And Delivering A Teacher Center Course: “Creativity And Content: Partners In The Classroom”, Jenna L. Ziegler

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

This paper outlines the methods used to design and implement a course on creativity as it can be applied in the school classroom. It outlines specific steps taken and topics covered during a nine hour creativity course taught through the Teacher Center of an area school district. In addition to a detailed outline of course content, results and reflections are also included to guide the reader through successful course implementation. Thorough appendices include all course documents and handouts necessary to effectively implement this course.