Slowdown: how slowing down science instruction fosters creativity in the elementary classroom
Helberg Moffitt, Abigail J.
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In much the same way that the slow food movement gained momentum years ago to promote connection to our food systems, so has the slow school movement gained in popularity admonishing schools and educators to slow down and help students explore and inquire more fully. In this study, a local Montessori school that fits the slow school model, is studied to see how their slower, more intentional pace helps elementary children be creative in science education.