Creativity and Children's Literature: New Ways to Encourage Divergent Thinking

by Marianne Saccardi
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Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Publication Date: January 27, 2016

ISBN: 9781610693561

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Today's students need to be able to do more than score well on tests—they must be creative thinkers and problem solvers. The tools in this book will help teachers and parents start students on the path to becoming innovative, successful individuals in the 21st century workforce.

• Demonstrates how to use children's literature specifically to foster divergent thinking in students in school and at home

• Provides specific suggestions for activities and example projects relevant to individual books as well as to entire teaching units

• Supplies bibliographies of hundreds of recently published children's books recommended for children of different age levels

• Cites research findings that underscore the vital importance of divergent thinking in today's world and its importance to the business community