CREATIVITY AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Authors

  • Devaraju T. Education, Ph D Research Scholar, Principal, Mother Teresa college of Education, MES Ring Road, Jalahalli, Bangalore-560 013

Keywords:

Creativity, Academic Achievement, Secondary School, Tumkur

Abstract

Creativity is a special type ability which is referred as  divergent  thinking. It is almost found in every individual.Creative children perform the task very well compared to others. This study is an attempt to investigate the influence of creativity on academic achievement of secondary school students N=600.The researcher has selected a stratified disproportionate random sampling from the population of south zone taluk of Tumkur district.T-test was employed to analyse the data. The test revealed that high creative students have higher academic achievement.

References

I. Teachers should provide opportunities for free expression of thought by adopting modern scientific methods of teaching.

II. It is the responsibility of the teachers to provide safe and permissive atmosphere to the children where their ideas are encouraged without the threat of evaluation.

III. Unusual answers to questions and uncommon solutions to problems should be encouraged and rewarded.

IV. Creativity mobilization techniques should be used by teachers to mobilize functions essential for various types of creative activities of the students.

V. Children should be encouraged to read stories of different kinds, as these will boost the imagination of the students.

VI. Freedom to commit mistake is the best environment to nurture creativity.

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Published

15-11-2019

How to Cite

Devaraju T. (2019). CREATIVITY AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 5(11). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1908