This paper describes some essential elements of creative teaching and learning as exemplified in the current research and practice on the Torrance Incubation Model of Teaching and Learning (TIM). It includes an overview of the model’s teaching and learning approach, its history, and basic operating principles. The article also contains a beginning creativity skill base for specific use to integrate creativity into a variety of contents area or for teaching/training creatively in any content area. It further identifies and updates research and applied uses of the TIM to articulate how it works and with what success it has been applied.
BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT FOR CREATIVE LEARNING AND TEACHING : TORRANCE’S APPROACH
HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE TIM
RESULTS OF ICSC CURRENT RESEARCH AND PRACTICE INITIATIVES
ICSC TIM OBSERVATIONAL/DESCRIPTIVE STUDIES
CONCLUSION: SHAKING HANDS WITH THE FUTURE