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Assessment FOR Creativity #4: Using Choice in Assessment

Assessment FOR Creativity #4: Using Choice in Assessment

This is the fourth in a series of posts on assessment FOR creativity, that is, classroom assessment that is not aimed at assessing creativity itself, but at assessing content in ways that support students’ creativity. Assessment for creativity entails at least three factors:     Assessment FOR creativity builds intrinsic motivation through a sense of … Continue reading

Assessment FOR Creativity

Assessment FOR Creativity

It is interesting when things that don’t seem as if they’d go together at all come together to make something wonderful—cayenne pepper in hot chocolate, or fig-flavored gelato (you might have to come to Michigan for that!). I think assessment and creativity are like that. I teach courses in both, and the more I think … Continue reading

Creativity in the News: Creativity Indexes

Creativity in the News: Creativity Indexes

This is an fascinating moment for those of us who are interested in creativity. Creativity has caught the public eye, and individuals from teachers to politicians are sharing concerns that our test-focused education is choking the creativity out of our schools. As a result, news about creativity is popping up in unexpected places. In July … Continue reading