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Creativity education

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Enhancing Creativity In A Graduate Course On Creativity: Entering The Time And Space Of The Young Child, Carolyn P. Edwards, Doris J. Shallcross, Julie Maloney Jan 1991

Enhancing Creativity In A Graduate Course On Creativity: Entering The Time And Space Of The Young Child, Carolyn P. Edwards, Doris J. Shallcross, Julie Maloney

Faculty Publications, Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies

In designing a graduate class at the University of Massachusetts, called "Creativity and the Young Child," we built an experience for adults based on a highly regarded European preschool program based on the visual arts. The program, found in the municipal schools for three- to six- year-olds in the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy, is designed to foster young children's learning, representation, and expression through exploration and mastery of many symbolic media. We wanted to find out whether American adults exposed to the theoretical and practical elements of the Reggio Emilia approach - but on an adult level - would enjoy ...