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How to teach divergent thinking

Creativity requires us to diverge from prior thought patterns and to consider fresh perspectives and possibilities—a process that can happen through both individual and group explorations. This two-page guide from the University of Texas at Austin provides an overview of divergent thinking and suggestions on how to foster divergent thinking in the classroom.


   20 minutes

   By: UT Austin Faculty Innovation Center

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

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