Videograph: Role of Family and School in Developing the Child’s Creativity
Properties of creative thinking
Originality: the ability to produce new and creative ideas.
Flexibility: the ability to generate diverse, unexpected ideas.
Fluency: the ability to easily recall the information stored in the memory.
Sensitivity to problems: the ability to see several problems in one situation.
Maintaining the direction: to continue to work to achieve goals despite obstacles.
Imagination: the ability to imagine or mentally process images and ideas.
Conversion: the ability to change the existing traditional elements or ideas into new things or ideas.
Assessment: to continue to investigate, analyze, and examine ideas.
General features of creative children
A creative child is characterized by both flexibility and realism while solving problems.
He/she has strong moral obligations and full of energy and vitality.
He/she is persistent in pursuit of achieving his goals.
He/she can learn new things quickly and has several potentials and interests.
He/she is curious, hıghly inquisitive and has a strong memory.
He/she is well-organized, attentive, and both aware and critical of what is going on around him / her.
The role of family and school in developing the child’s creativity
The school environment should be conducive to growth, security, and appreciation.
Encouraging the child to be creative and avoiding pressuring or restricting his / her freedom.
Encouraging the child to seek an example and role model for himself / herself.
Parents and teachers should pay attention to the child’s accomplishments; and praise and enhance them, both morally and financially.
The family should cooperate with the school to develop and nurture the child's talents.
The classroom should be appropriate for learning, creativity, and use of technology.
The school environment should be conducive to growth, security, and appreciation. Parents and teachers should encourage the child to be creative, and avoid pressuring him/her or restricting his/her freedom.