Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom

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Developing Creative Thinking in the Classroom

$ 90.00

Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University
Core Area: Creativity & Instructional Strategies 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary 
Hours: 6


Knowledge is no longer a competitive advantage. The job market is flooded with applicants who possess the knowledge necessary to complete a job. However, in today’s world creativity and creative thinking are the skills that prepare our students for success. Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., is passionate about teaching educators to both inspire academic achievement and develop creative thinking in the classroom.   

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One criticism of modern, American education is that students are taught to memorize correct answers but not taught creative thinking and problem solving. In this in-depth, 6-hour course, Joyce Juntune, Ph.D., delves deeply into essential strategies for developing creative thinking in the classroom. She believes that creative thinking is an essential component leading to the long-term success of gifted students educationally, personally, and professionally. Creative thinking has long been considered the highest form of mental functioning. Dr. Juntune explains how idea generation is the foundation of creative thinking, and she provides applicable tools you can use to help students generate new ideas.

Over the course of six modules, Dr. Juntune will share:

  • Lessons from her own background in the field of creativity
  • The importance of nurturing creativity
  • Developing creative thinkers for the future
  • Preparing students to become cutting-edge creative thinkers
  • The differences between fluency and flexibility
  • The basics of mind sketching, and
  • And so much more!

Dr. Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University where she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. Dr. Juntune earned her M.S. in curriculum and instruction from St. Cloud University and her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Texas A&M University. Dr. Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate ­level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. She has focused the majority of her career on the areas of intelligence and gifted and talented education. Dr. Juntune has served as the executive director for the National Association for Gifted Children and the Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M University.

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