versão impressa ISSN 1413-8271
FLEITH, Denise de Souza e ALENCAR, Eunice Maria Lima Soriano de. Self-concept and Creative Environment in the classroom according to elementary school students. Psico-USF [online]. 2012, vol.17, n.2, pp. 195-203. ISSN 1413-8271. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-82712012000200003.
The purpose of this study was to examine the perception of the classroom environment for creativity and self-perception of 504 5th grade students. The participants answered the Classroom Envronment for Creativity Scale and the Self-Perception Profile for Children. The results indicated that students had a positive classroom climate perception and selfperception. Differences were observed for these variables regarding the school type and gender. Private school students evaluated the classroom environment for creativity in a more favorable way than public school students. Male students from private school had a more positive self-perception. The classroom environment for creativity in the subjects of Portuguese language was better evaluated by students when contrasted with the environment of Mathematics.
Palavras-chave : Creativity; Classroom environment; Self-perception; Elementary school.