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Psicologia Escolar e Educacional

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NAKANO, Tatiana de Cássia. Creativity's training programs: learning the practices and the results. Psicol. Esc. Educ. [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.2, pp. 311-322. ISSN 1413-8557.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1413-85572011000200013.

In this paper we aim at presenting the results of research on creativity training programs. We argue that creativity is a potential to be developed in all individuals and we consider that creativity can be trained and encouraged , bringing benefits to the school environment, We aim at identifying how the programs are being implemented and what are the results obtained from these programs. A selection of studies of the literature was presented according to the educational level of participants involved. Our findings reveal that most of the programs shows positive results when comparing experimental and control groups, and, most of them developed with students of elementary school. Our analysis points to different incentives and training opportunities for creativity, from various techniques and diverse planning and instruments

Keywords : Creativity; development of creativity; creative stimulation.

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