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Ch 15: MTLE Early Childhood Education: Creative Development

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Make the best use of our study tools to prepare yourself for creative development questions on the MTLE Early Childhood Education exam. Watch the video lessons to review information, and take the short quizzes to test yourself on your understanding of the lessons.

MTLE Early Childhood Education: Creative Development- Chapter Summary

Be ready to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of creative development on the MTLE Early Childhood Education exam. Reviewing the following creative development topics can help you prepare for your exam:

  • Child creativity and intelligence
  • Increasing creativity in the classroom
  • Creativity and divergent thinking
  • Importance of motivation
  • Creative curriculum
  • Teaching creativity

Work your way through the informative and short video lessons with the help of our experienced instructors. Every lesson in this chapter is accompanied with a multiple-choice quiz that will test you on your knowledge of what you have just reviewed. You can watch the video lessons and take the quizzes as many times as you want. You don't have to move forward to another lesson or chapter until you feel confident.

7 Lessons in Chapter 15: MTLE Early Childhood Education: Creative Development
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Child Creativity and Intelligence

1. Child Creativity and Intelligence

What is an IQ score? What do these scores mean? What role does creativity play in a child's development? Explore these concepts with this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

How to Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment

2. How to Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment

Students in a classroom can attempt to solve problems in a wide variety of creative ways. This lesson defines creativity and then covers barriers to thinking creatively, including response sets and functional fixedness. Finally, the lesson discusses different types of creative problem solving, including brainstorming and working backward.

Analytical Intelligence, Divergent Thinking & Creativity

3. Analytical Intelligence, Divergent Thinking & Creativity

Some people tend to think more analytically, while some are creative thinkers by nature. Is creativity an important skill for solving problems? In this lesson, we'll learn the differences between creative and analytical thinking and discover ways to nurture creative thinking.

Cognitive Thinking: Creativity, Brainstorming and Convergent & Divergent Thinking

4. Cognitive Thinking: Creativity, Brainstorming and Convergent & Divergent Thinking

Creativity is useful in almost any situation, but how is creativity defined? This lesson covers the definition of creativity and discusses how creativity requires several different types of thinking, including divergent thinking and synthetic, analytic, and practical intelligence. This lesson also defines and describes brainstorming.

The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment

5. The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment

In this lesson, you'll see how motivation affects learning. Discover the behaviors and perspectives that relate to motivation in an educational environment.

What is Creative Curriculum?

6. What is Creative Curriculum?

A creative curriculum is one that incorporates big ideas, varied and engaging activities, and a sense of continuity as a way to stimulate students, teachers, and even families. This lesson will teach you what a creative curriculum is and how to get creative with your own curriculum!

Teaching Creativity in the Classroom

7. Teaching Creativity in the Classroom

Creativity is such an important part of any learning experience. This lesson will help you feel comfortable with your own creativity and will give you some ideas for incorporating opportunities for creative growth into your classroom.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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