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Creative Studies, M.S.


International Center for Studies in Creativity

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This project focused on the development of ten physical education lesson plans based on the creative climate research done by Goran Ekvall (1984, 1996, 1999). Each lesson plan was created with a deliberate focus on one dimension of a creative climate. The lessons were taught to a fourth grade class, twice a week, for forty minutes each class period.

The project contains hypotheses and observations from the teacher, as well as responses from the students based their experiences of Ekvall’s ten dimensions. These observations and responses go a long way in determining that there is a definite need for Ekvall’s work to be infused into educational class settings. Much of the conversation between the teacher and students offered more suggestions and ideas for future use as well.