Creativity in the Classroom

 Creativity in the Classroom

Schools of Curious Delight

Fourth Edition

Alane Jordan Starko

First edition published 1995 by Longman Publishers USA

Second edition published 2001 Third edition published 2005 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

This edition published 2010 by Routledge 270 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Starko, Alane J. Creativity in the classroom : schools of curious delight / Alane Jordan Starko. -- 4th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Creative thinking. I. Title. LB1062.S77 2009 370.15'7--dc22 2009008818

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To the Hansen children--whose energy and creativity force my imagination into overdrive


As always, to my grandmother Gwen--every good thing I've done can be traced, in the end, back to her


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