Assessing Creativity2018-07-27T09:03:32+00:00

ARTSED LAB TEACHER MAGAZINE ISSUE #1 • APRIL 2017

Assessing Creativity

Yes – the arts promote creativity, flexibility, collaboration and originality.  No, that doesn’t mean creativity assessment is impossible.  In this issue, we consider all of the ways that we can assess our students as a natural part of the teaching and learning cycle…in and through the arts.

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