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Fostering Divergent Thinking as One Method to Enhance Student Creativity

Course Number:

MT126

PD Hours:

1 Hour

Credit Type:

Clock Hours, CPEs, CTLEs, Act48 Credits, Others

Content Areas:

The Arts, Early Childhood, Gifted & Talented, Social/Emotional Learning, Teaching Strategies

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Course Description:

(1 Hour) This quick course will help you to understand divergent thinking and its role in creativity. You will learn about specific activities that can help you foster and support divergent thinking in your students. You will also receive a resource packet consisting of printables for divergent thinking activities and a creativity rubric to use for feedback and support.

Course Objectives:

  • About divergent thinking and its role in creativity.

  • Strategies and activities to support divergent thinking.

  • A method for feedback to improve divergent thinking in your students.

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Includes One year of Course Access, Fully Self-Paced & Online.
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Credits Professional Development Credits

At the conclusion of the course, you will receive a certificate for 1 Professional Development Hours (Clock Hours, CPEs).

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Approval Information About This Course for Teaching License Renewal & Continuing Education

Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.

This course is Pre-Approved in the following states for License Renewal and Continuing education:

  • Texas – CPE’s, TEA-Approved
  • New York CTLE’s – NYSED-Approved
  • Pennsylvania DOE – ACT 48-Approved
  • Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) – Approved
  • Nevada DOE
  • Tennessee
  • Other States As Well

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