Creativity in the Primary Curriculum
Edited by Russell Jones, Dominic Wyse
Routledge – 2013 – 192 pages
Are you striving to establish a more creative and imaginative classroom? Are you interested in:
If so, this completely updated new edition of a classic text will show you how to achieve these ideals.
The book is written in a clear and practical way by leading researchers and practitioners, offering help and advice on the planning and implementation of effective creative teaching and learning, and providing examples of best practice through a rigorous theoretical rationale.
A hallmark of the book is its exploration of creativity through curriculum subjects. It builds on this in its first and last chapters by addressing key cross-curricular themes that thread their way throughout the book. Throughout there is an emphasis on critical and reflective practice.
New to this edition are:
In this second edition the authors are drawn from six universities which between them produce some of the best education research internationally, and some of the best teacher education. The authors also come from leading national and international organisations such as the National Gallery in London and the Geographical Association.
Creaivity for the Primary Curriculum is a core text for both training and practicing Primary teachers who wish to maintain high standards when approaching their teaching.
1. Introduction; 2. English; 3. Maths; 4. Science; 5. Design and Technology; 6. Drama; 7. Geography; 8. History; 9. Music; 10. Visual Arts; 11. Creativity across the Curriculum
Russell Jonesis Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Dominic Wyse is Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, Institute for Education, University of London.