Teaching for Creativity: Science Teachers to the Rescue

Iwuagwu, Tochi Emmanuel, Nwagbo, Chinwe


The paper examines the need to teach for creativity and how science teachers can feature prominently in the move. The aim is to ensure that students’ learning is creative, and students develop creative thinking abilities that will help them to be productive and outstanding at the end of their career. The paper conceptually discussed the need to teach for creativity, and how teaching could be done creatively. Some practical steps to creative teaching were discussed. Some of the factors that hinder development of creativity in both students and teachers were highlighted. The paper concluded that teaching creatively and for creativity will bring about the solution to our national economic problems. Therefore, efforts should be made by the government to provide enabling environment in schools,  for the promotion of creative teaching and learning.

Keywords: Teaching, Creativity, Science, Teachers, Rescue

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