The importance of cultivating creativity has attracted educators ' attention. Educators or teachers are socialising agents who help cultivate pupils creativity in the classroom. What kinds of roles do educators play in promoting creativity? This paper addresses the question with reference to the Singapore current educational concerns. First, the vision of Thinking Schools which outlines new challenges for Singapore educators is presented. Second, various ways to promote creative thinking are discussed with reference to findings of a brainstorming session conducted at the National Institute of Education, Singapore. Then, four educator roles are identified and discussed: Creators, leaders, mentors, and facilitators. Finally, discussion on educators' concerns about present and future challenges is presented.
From Creative Imagination To Thinking Schools
Cultivating Creative Thinking
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