The extent to which teachers enhance creativity within the History classroom through the choice of teaching methods. For presentation at the 14 th Annual SASHT Conference, Crawford College, Sandton, Gauteng, 25-26 th September 2009. Presented by Mr. BJ Bunt.
The extent to which teachers enhance creativity within the History classroom through the choice of teaching methods.
For presentation at the 14th Annual SASHT Conference, Crawford College, Sandton, Gauteng, 25-26th September 2009.
Presented by Mr. BJ Bunt.
Permission kindly granted by General Smuts High School, Vereeniging
(In support of a B. Ed Hons. Research project at North West University – Vaal Campus)
History is a kind of introduction to more interesting people than we can possibly meet in our restricted lives; LET US NOT NEGLECT THE OPPORTUNITY. ~Dexter Perkins
Creativity key concepts:
Population and sample
Data collection instruments
Question 1: Do you enjoy History as a subject at school?
Question 2: Are you as a learner actively involved during teaching?
Question 3: What teaching methods does your teacher use when teaching History?
Question 4: Does your teacher make use of the following methods when teaching History? Debates, role-plays, field trips, cooperative learning groups, discussion and interviews.
Question 1: Explain in your own words what creativity in the History classroom entails.
Question 2: Do you think it is possible to nurture creativity among learners during the teaching
Question 3: What teaching methods do you use when teaching History?
Question 4: Do you have an understanding of the following teaching methods? Direct
Instruction, Indirect Instruction, Interactive Instruction, Independent Study, Experiential
Question 5: Do you make use of the following teaching methods while teaching History?
Debating, role-plays, field trips, discussion, interviews.