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  • An Analysis of Creativity Cultivation in Education   [CCE 2013]
  • Author(s)
  • Xiaoying Xu, Virginia L Dixon
  • ABSTRACT
  • This articale analyzes students’ creativity cultivation in the USA from the perspective of congnitive, psychological and behavioral approaches. Saying that creativity cultivation is a system: first, one uncovers the mystery of creativity, knowing it can be cultivatied by education; secondly, one builds a safe atmosphere to encourage students to question, explore and practice creativity; thirdly, one integrates creativity into content teaching and expands criticle thinking and creativity to be an important factor of students’ life.
  • KEYWORDS
  • Creativity; Congnitive; Psychological; Behavioral; Cultivation
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