Creativity and Idea Generation A life skills lesson plan.
It provides students with opportunities to use their newly acquired knowledge in meaningful, real-life activities and assists them in working at higher levels of thinking (see Levels of Questions).
Here is a five-stage model that most students can easily memorize and put into action and which has direct applications to many areas of the curriculum as well as everyday life: For younger students, illustrations are helpful in organizing data, manipulating information, and outlining the limits of a problem and its possible solution(s).
The Adventures of a Cardboard Box A lesson plan involving divergent thinking based on a film by the above title.
Puzzle Solving 101: Lesson 9: Lateral Thinking Creative Drama Lesson Plans Many lesson plans sorted by age level.
Crayola Creativity Central A searchable directory of lesson plans using Crayola products.
Lesson Plans for a Creative Writing Course Lesson plans for a thirteen-week course!
in which students use problem-solving skills to address a real-world problem.
It is intended for elementary and middle grade students.
Creativity Activities Ideas for exploring fluency, flexibility, elaboration, redefinition, and originality.
The Creative Teaching Web Site An excellent site with articles, ideas, and information for developing more creative teachers. 22 Simple Ideas for Promoting Creativity in the Elementary Classroom From Edutopia. See also Creativity and Innovation Rubric (Grades 3-5).