Creative Writing through Wordless Picture Books A lesson plan for grades 6-8.
Create a New Ammendment A middle grade or high school lesson plan from Education World in which students demonstrate critical thinking and creative thinking skills in developing a new amendment to the Constitution.
Tests of Applied Creativity, Logic, and Reasoning A lesson plan for grades 5 or 6 that can be used in a variety of subjects and contexts.
Active Imagination Lesson Plan: Everyone's Creative A lesson plan adaptable to a variety of grade levels in which students use their imagination to solve problems and create.
The Problem Site The Use of "Substitution" As A Creative Thinking Tool A lesson plan for grades 1-6.
Defining Creativity for the Classroom A lesson plan used to develop a class definition of creativity.in which students use problem-solving skills to address a real-world problem.It is intended for elementary and middle grade students.Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Problem and Solution Lesson ideas from Lightning Strikes. Chess Strategies for Beginners: Develop Problem-Solving Skills See also Chess: A Great Way to Improve Your Child's Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills.Archimedes Laboratory Puzzles and Mental Activities. Problem Solving: Definition, Terminology, and Patterns A concise, informative essay. Big 6 Model Information and online resources for using this strategy.Problem-solving involves three basic functions: Problem-solving is, and should be, a very real part of the curriculum.It presupposes that students can take on some of the responsibility for their own learning and can take personal action to solve problems, resolve conflicts, discuss alternatives, and focus on thinking as a vital element of the curriculum.Creativity Activities Ideas for exploring fluency, flexibility, elaboration, redefinition, and originality.The Creative Teaching Web Site An excellent site with articles, ideas, and information for developing more creative teachers. 22 Simple Ideas for Promoting Creativity in the Elementary Classroom From Edutopia. See also Creativity and Innovation Rubric (Grades 3-5).Critical Thinking Lesson Plans More than 20 lesson plans from the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics.38 Inspirational Critical Thinking Lesson Plans for Kindergarten Questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy and several "remodeled" lessons.