The Creative Imperative: School Librarians and Teachers Cultivating Curiosity Together
edited by Jami Biles Jones and Lori J. Flint
242 pages • 7 x 10
Provides a solid, foundational understanding of creativity that enables readers to elicit creative performance from their students.
The first book of its kind in the school library field, The Creative Imperative: School Librarians and Teachers Cultivating Curiosity Together assists educators, school librarians, school counselors, and parents in learning about creativity and inquiry as well as how to foster these desired processes in school settings and beyond. The work begins by addressing the foundational aspects of creativity, and then discusses creativity within the educational setting, exploring how educators can be more creative themselves and coax creative performance from their students. The final part of the text focuses specifically on school libraries and the role of librarians in developing environments and opportunities for inquiry that nurture creativity.