Creative Classrooms 2021 & Beyond: Field-Tested Best Practices
Abstract: This panel discussion on “Creative Classrooms 2021 & Beyond” will present field-tested best practices for nurturing creativity in the classroom. The panel includes a group of discussants who each research the applications of innovative technologies toward the support of current and future teachers, particularly in their efforts at developing and supporting creative classrooms. Examples of topics for this panel approaches such as: elementary teachers contextualizing mathematics within music and dance activities, middle school science teachers using transmedia books, and other exciting pedagogical innovations. Generating creative classrooms will be the theme anchoring our discussion. Discussants will also be invited to address their future research and development efforts, focusing on creative classrooms that employ innovative uses of educational technologies.