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Everyday Education: Can Students Be Taught To Be Creative?


Last updated 1/14/2019 at 3:46pm

Fourth graders pose for a quick picture after their performance of the musical, "Rats!" At Brevard Elementary School, every grade level performs some type of production during the school year. This is a collaborative project with the special area teachers and regular area teachers.

Can creativity be taught? This concept has long been debated! Of course, each individual is born with certain genetic and environmental gifts. Some are naturally inclined to be more creative than others. Geniuses in most fields of accomplishment probably are.

But can you teach those who are not creatively talented to be creative?

If you talk to certain faculty members at Brevard Elementary School, you would get a resounding "Yes!" This school was designated as an A+ School a year-and-a-half ago and you can sense the excitement when you walk in the door. The North Carolina A+ School Progr...

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